Quilt dated 1848
Flag Day commemorates the adoption of a continental flag by the Second Continental Congress, June 14, 1777.
Yard goods, Benjamin Harrison campaign 1889
Flag, William Henry Harrison campaign, 1840
Civil War era flag
Quilt from the 1940s
Beadwork, probably Winnebago, late 19th-century
This looks "backwards" to us, but it isn't until the early 20th century that rules for displaying the flag were issued.
The 1777 proclamation read
"Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation."
1947 embroidery transfers