Amelia Fowler and Team Preserving the Flag in the Smithsonian Castle
In 1914 the Smithsonian hired Amelia Fowler, a professional flag restorer, to preserve the flag. With a team of needlewomen, she sewed the flag to a linen backing using a uniform network of stitches.
Visit here to read the history of the Star Spangled Banner - very interesting!!
Happy 4th of July!!