"Lint Flag" Sanitation flag constructed in a modified U.S. National pattern. Handmade. 1862. 34 stars and 13 stripes.
Awarded as prize for collecting the most lint (used for cannon fuses and bandages during Civil War, 1861-1865). Awarded to "school district no. five/the prize banner/presented by the people of washington". Tagged only; 2011.056
|Source||Daughters of the American Revolution - Washington Iowa Chapter|
|Collection||Iowa Battle Flag Project|
Daughters of American Revolution