This is a CONFEDERATE 1ST NATIONAL FLAG. It is NEW. This flag was also known as the Stars and Bars. It was first raised over the capital building in Montgomery, March 4, 1861.It had seven stars representing the states belonging to the Confederacy at that time. During the remainder of that year six more states were added bringing the total to thirteen. During battle the final version of this flag was sometimes confused with the Union Stars and Stripes. It was replaced with the 2nd National Flag in 1863. It is PRINTED. This Flag is made from 100% Polyester. It has a Cotton Canvas Header and Brass Grommets. The Fly is double stitched. The Flag Size is 3 Feet by 5 Feet. This Flag is BRAND NEW and NEVER USED. It is Excellent Quality and is Correct in All Details. This is a Great Flag for Reenactors or any Civil War History Buff. It makes a Great Gift.