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Collection National Woman's Party Textile Collection
Catalog Number 1913.019
Object Name Banner
Title Wool tricolor banner, 1913-1920
Date 1913-1920
Year Range from 1913
Year Range to 1920
Description 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
Material Wool/Cotton
People Ochoa, Ellen
Subjects Banners
Suffragette
Suffrage
Suffragettes
Suffragists
Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
Aeronautics
Astronauts
Search Terms Banners
Suffrage
Suffrage--United States--1910-1920
Suffragists
Suffragists--United States--1910-1920
1910-1920
National Woman's Party
1999
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.