This 49 Star United States flag is made of 100% heavyweight nylon fabric with white appliqued stars on a blue canton field and vertically alternating red and white sewn stripes using a premium quality extra-strength polyester thread. Seams are double-stitched with back-stitch reinforcement and four rows of lock stitching on the fly end.
These 3 ft. x 5 ft. flags are available with a strong canvas header and brass grommets, a side pole hem or with pole hem and bright golden fringe. This is a made to order flag and it may take up to two weeks before shipping.
When Alaska was admitted to the Union, a new star was added to the U.S. flag on the 4th of July following its admission from July 4, 1959 to July 3, 1960.