Woman Suffrage Flag

The stars on this handmade flag represent the four states in which women could vote by 1900: Wyoming (1890), Colorado (1893), Utah (1896), and Idaho (1896). Suffrage groups often produced flags, postcards and buttons with the number of stars corresponding to the states in which women had the vote as a way to keep track of progress towards and make the public aware of the status of women’s suffrage.
Currently not on view
Object Name
pillow case
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
overall: 19 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 50.165 cm x 34.29 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Government, Politics, and Reform
Women's Suffrage
Woman Suffrage
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Political History: Political History
Woman Suffrage
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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