|Collection||National Woman's Party Textile Collection|
|Title||Wool tricolor banner, 1913-1920|
|Year Range from||1913|
|Year Range to||1920|
Rectangular tricolor banner in vertical bands of yellow ("gold"), white, and purple ("violet") wool. Each strip is attached to the next with flat-felled seams and the banner is hemmed at either side. At one edge is white cotton twill hanging tube with a purple stamped label reading "Copeland Makers Washington."
In 1999 it was flown in space by Astronaut Ellen Ochoa aboard Space Shuttle Discovery, STS 96.
|Dimensions||W-34.5 L-59 inches|
National Woman's Party
|Provenance||Originally used by the National Woman's Party during picketing, protests and demonstrations in their fight for women's suffrage, 1913-1920. This particular banner was flown for the National Woman's Party aboard the United States Space Shuttle Discovery on the first docking mission to the International Space Station May 27-June 6, 1999.|