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Physical Description:
textile (overall material)
white, red, brown, blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 28 in x 26 in; 71.12 cm x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
Banner
Description:
Zaven Seraidian, an immigrant from Armenia, created this banner in 1976 to celebrate the bicentennial. According to Seraidian: the Armenian letter for A symbolizes “the beginning” and the letter for B expresses “continuity”; the Armenian cross is a symbol of Christianity brought from the old world to the new; the two American eagles are for strength and victory; and the flag represents independence and liberty from tyrannical oppression.
Subject:
Immigrants  Search this
independence  Search this
Liberty  Search this
Related event:
Bicentennial Celebration of the American Revolution  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Zaven Seraidian
ID Number:
PL.323582.01
Catalog number:
323582.01
Accession number:
323582
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
American Democracy
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-f027-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_496376