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Americana Dinnerware

Stars & Stripes Salad Bowls, Set of 4 American Flag Lazy Susan Serving Tray 0 Stars & Stripes Sandwich Plates, Set of 4
Stars & Stripes Salad Bowls, Set of 4 American Flag Lazy Susan Serving Tray Stars & Stripes Sandwich Plates, Set of 4
Salad bowls from the Stars & Stripes collection. Carbon steel coated with porcelain enamel. Stainless steel trim. Oven and stovetop safe; works with induction. Dishwasher safe. Lazy susan is crafted of wood with iron handles. Approx. 18"L x 14"W x 2.8"T Sandwich plates from the Stars & Stripes collection. Carbon steel coated with porcelain enamel. Stainless steel trim. Oven and stovetop safe; works with induction. Dishwasher safe.

Stars & Stripes Latte Mugs, Set of 4 Stars & Stripes Salad Bowls, Set of 4 1 Stars & Stripes Oval Platter
Stars & Stripes Latte Mugs, Set of 4 Stars & Stripes Dinner Plates, Set of 4 Stars & Stripes Oval Platter
Latte mugs from the Stars & Stripes collection. Carbon steel coated with porcelain enamel. Stainless steel trim. Oven and stovetop safe; works with induction. Dishwasher safe. Dinner plates from the Stars & Stripes collection. Carbon steel coated with porcelain enamel. Stainless steel trim. Oven and stovetop safe; works with induction. Dishwasher safe. Oval platter made of carbon steel coated with porcelain and trimmed in stainless steel. Dishwasher, oven, and stovetop safe; Works with Induction; Not intended for microwave. Approx. 16"W.

Stars & Stripes Charger Plates, Set of 2
Stars & Stripes Charger Plates, Set of 2 Holiday in the City Dish Towel
Charger plates from the Stars & Stripes collection. Carbon steel coated with porcelain enamel. Stainless steel trim. Oven and stovetop safe; works with induction. Dishwasher safe. Adorned with exquisitely detailed illustrations, this dish towel is not only useful, but also doubles as a charming piece of holiday kitchen decor.

Americana Interior Design

Levtex Texas Flag Quilt Set Star 3-Pc Set Quilt Set Star 3-Pc Set Quilt Set
The texas flag reversible quilt set by Levtex home is prewashed and inspired by the great state of Texas, its people and its traditions. Recreate celestial feel in your bedroom with this classic printed quilt. Star pattern on one side and matching colored stripes reverse with matching shams, this style is a star in itself. 100% cotton, soft to the hand, and wonderful quilting details Recreate celestial feel in your bedroom with this classic printed quilt. Star pattern on one side and matching colored stripes reverse with matching shams, this style is a star in itself. 100% cotton, soft to the hand, and wonderful quilting details

Star Spangled Pillow, 20" x 20" Heart Flag Reversible Plaid Printed Faux Linen Pillow, 20" x 20" Usa Bandana Pillow, 20" L x 20" W
Display your patriotism in a modern, yet whimsical way with this stars and stripe throw pillow. White stars, covered with stripes, adorn a navy polyester background. Blue piping trim completes the look and adds an additional element of charm. Showcase your love for America by making this flag themed throw pillow the centerpiece of your sofa. The front of the polyester pillow features a heart shaped flag against a navy background while the reverse side boasts a faux linen red and natural plaid pattern. Add this in the middle as your perfect Americana theme accent. Reverses to solid Blue fabric. Extra self fabric top stitched around the edges to create flange edges.

American Flags 14" x 22" Decorative Pillow Rizzy Home StarsPolyester Filled Decorative Pillow22" x 22" Stars and Stripes Pillow, 20" L x 20" W
Add these American flags stripes background with printed inscription. Reverses to the stripe background. Finished with trim piping edges. Set the tone for a satisfying day with these delightful Rizzy Home indoor, outdoor pillows. They are dazzling enough to use indoor but made with water resident and UV rated fabric to withstand the outdoor elements. Create a patriotic touch to your home with this stars and stripes printed flag pillow. Finished with piping trim.

Saro Lifestyle Us Flag Design Sherpa Throw Chic Home Liberty 9 Piece Comforter Set Pink Lemonade Star Travel Throw Blanket
Explore your senses and accentuate your living space with Saro Lifestyle's "Old Glory" collection plush and cozy U.S flag design Sherpa throw in red A fun comforter set that captures the hustle and bustle of life in the Big Apple, perfect for back to school (or college) with everything you need to a transform a child's bedroom or a dorm. The comforter features a printed New York theme complete with the NY skyline and Lady Liberty on the face and a Statue of Liberty pattern print on the reverse. Design coordinated super-soft microfiber sheets, reversible pillow shams, a printed "Lady Liberty" decorative pillow and a plush, shaggy faux fur throw pillow are included to complete the look. Dimensions: 40"W x 60"H. 100% Organic cotton

Lone Star Printed Pillow, 20" L x 20" W I Heart Usa Pillow, 20" L x 20" W Old Glory Pillow, 20" L x 20" W
The faux appliqué of a "I Love USA" adds a complete look to your Americana theme this season. Finished with whipstitch edges and reverses to a solid color. A patriotic touch of a printed pillow "I Heart USA" on the upper left, little American flag shaped in the map of the USA. Create a patriotic touch to your home and add this vintage-like effect old glory "USA" pillow. It is finished with whipstitch edges.

American Heritage Textiles Timber Quilt 3 Piece Set, King
American Heritage Textiles Timber Quilt 3 Piece Set, Queen
Texas Star Tissue Cover Woolrich Sunset 72" x 72" 100% Cotton Shower Curtain
This colorful Donna Sharp microfiber quilt set features a series of outdoor motifs, plaid and geometric elements arranged in a patchwork pattern. Colors include red, grey, black, navy and white. Reverses to a beautiful stripe pattern. Celebrate the red, white and blue. The Avanti Texas Star Bath Accessories Collection adds a nostalgic touch to any bathroom in your house. Create a striking look in your space with the Woolrich Sunset Collection. This 144 thread count cotton shower curtain features several different plaids and solids pieced together for the perfect balance in this lodge look.

American Flags, Art and Gifts

Patriotic decor for every room in your home.

Americana Drawcord Pullover Hoodie 0 The Americana Small Tote Bag 0 The Americana Snapshot Bag 0
Americana Drawcord Pullover Hoodie The Americana Small Tote Bag The Americana Snapshot Bag
Sol Angeles "Americana" hoodie with Sol Flag drawcord. Drawstring hood. Long raglan sleeves. Kangaroo pocket. Relaxed fit. Pullover style. Modal/cotton. Made in USA Marc Jacobs tote bag in bandana pattern cotton  Flat top handles.  Detachable, adjustable web crossbody strap.  Zip top closure.  Exterior, knotted sides.  Lining: Polyester. Approx. 10.6"H x 13.2"W x 5.9"D Marc Jacobs "The Snapshot" crossbody bag in calf leather.  Features double J logo hardware.  Detachable, adjustable web crossbody strap. Double zip top closure.  Exterior, back slip pocket.  Lining: Polyester. Approx. 4.1"H x 7.1"W x 2.4"D

The Americana J Marc Shoulder Bag 0 Stars & Stripes Web Shoulder/Crossbody Strap 0
The Americana J Marc Shoulder Bag Beth Grove This Heart Dark Canvas Art - 27" x 33.5" Stars & Stripes Web Shoulder/Crossbody Strap
Marc Jacobs shoulder bag in allover patchwork cotton. Chain top handle.  Detachable, adjustable shoulder strap. Flap top with J logo magnetic closure.  Exterior, back slip pocket. Interior, one slip pocket and one zip pocket.  Lining: Polyester. Approx. 6.1"H x 9.1"W x 1.6"D This ready to hang, gallery-wrapped art piece features a phrase around the American flag. Gallery-wrap is a method of wrapping an artist's canvas around a hidden, wooden frame allowing for a frameless presentation. Marc Jacobs stars and stripes adjustable web nylon shoulder/crossbody bag strap. Metal hardware.  Lobster clasp ends.  Approx. 56.7"L

Geranium Wreath 0
Geranium Wreath Aged Iron Star Wreath
Geranium wreath is made of polyresin, Styrofoam® polystyrene and polyester. Approx. 21"Dia. Designed by the terrain team, this celestial wreath is made up of a constellation of aged iron stars.

American Flag history

The American flag, officially, the Flag of the United States, has 13 horizontal stripes ( 7 red and 6 white alternating) which represent the original 13 colonies, and in the upper corner a rectangular field of blue with 50 white stars representing the states of the union. The origin of the design was a resolution passed by Congress on June 14, 1777. Although Betsy Ross is traditionally given credit for making the first flag, this has not been proven, nor is anyone certain when the first American flag was flown. As new states were added to the Union, they demanded representation. Although it was decided to keep the stripes at 13, it was decided in 1818 to increase the number of stars to represent the number of states. By the time of the Civil War in 1861 there were 34. The 50th star was added in 1960 for Hawaii. By executive order of William Howard Taft in 1912 the exact dimensions and relative proportions were fixed. In 1942 Congress adopted a joint resolution for the proper display of the flag.

Popular American Holidays

Holidays are shown with the date celebrated in the United States. Banks and government offices are closed on all legal holidays although retail stores and restaurants are normally open with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. If you are planning to travel, be sure to verify dates and details for your destination.

  • New Year's Day (Jaunuary 1): Celebrations begin with parties on New Year's Eve culminating with the countdown to midnight, a kiss for your sweetheart and fireworks. New Year's is a time of renewal and resolutions for the future.
  • Marin Luther King's Birthday celebrates the birth of an important civil rights leader active in the 1960's, receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. He was assassinated 4/4/68.
  • National Freedom Day: signing of the 13th Amendment (2/1)
  • Inauguration Day: Every 4 years the President of the U.S. who was elected the prior November is sworn into office.
  • Groundhog Day (2/2): A tradition brought by German immigrants farmers which predicts that if the groundhog sees his shadow on this day, they would return to their dens which indicates another 6 weeks of winter; if not, spring was coming.
  • Valentine's Day (2/14): a tradition that goes back to the middle ages, this a day for true romantics to send Valentine cards and romantic gifts.
  • President's Day is the combined observance of Washington's birthday (leader of the Continental Army and first President of the U.S.) with Abraham Lincoln's birthday (President during the war between the states and author of the Emancipation Declaration).
  • Saint Patrick's Day (3/17): celebrates the patron saint of the Irish. Notable parades in New York City, New Orleans, Atlanta and Savannah.
  • April Fool's Day 4/1
  • Mother's Day: Officially established by congress in 1914. A time to recognize mothers with cards, gifts and special pampering.
  • Easter is the Christian holiday commemorating the resurrection of Christ often with sunrise services. There are additional traditions which incorporate the festival of spring such as the Easter lily, Easter egg hunts and the Easter bunny.
  • Memorial Day was established after the Civil War to remember the dead soldiers. It has been expanded to include remembering all fallen soldiers and family dead. It is observed with parades and flowers taken to the grave.
  • "Juneteenth" is believed to be the oldest celebration of the end of slavery in the U.S. On 6/19/1865 Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, TX, announcing that the war had ended and the slaves were now free. Celebrations began in 1866, and are now centered on racial understanding.
  • Father's Day was officially established in 1972 to honor fathers and is usually recognized with cards and gifts.
  • United States of America Independence Day (July 4) was first observed on 7/4/1777, the first anniversary of the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson, approved by the Continental Congress and eventually signed by all delegates. It is now celebrated with parades, picnics and fireworks.
  • Croquet: originated in France as paille maille. James I England brought it from Scotland and set up his wickets in St. James Park (the street nearby became known as Pall Mall), and by the 19th century it had crossed the Atlantic. By 1862 Newport, Rhode Island, had published a rule book, and by the 1920's there were croquet tournaments on Long Island
  • Labor Day recognizes the contributions of American workers. There is no significance to the date which was selected to provide a break between 7/4 and Thanksgiving. It signals the end of summer, vacations and the beginning of fall and the new school year.
  • Columbus Day commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World in 1492. First celebrated in 1792 in NYC, it was declared a national holiday in 1937.
  • Halloween (10/31) is a time for costumes and "trick or treat" with children going from door to door for candy.
  • Veterans' Day (11/11)
  • Thanksgiving was first celebrated in 1621 in Massachusetts by the settlers from the Mayflower and the native American Indians who shared their knowledge of agriculture, hunting and building. It became a national holiday in 1863.
  • Christmas (12/25) is celebrated with traditions brought from many parts of the world including carols, gifts, Santa Claus, and decorations including wreathes and Christmas trees with ornaments and lights. In most cities the season begins with the lighting of the tree on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
  • Holiday show at Radio City Music Hall in NYC was created by Russell Market after seeing the Ziegfeld Follies. They debuted in 1925 in St. Louis as the "Missouri Rockets" and moved to Radio City for its grand opening on 12/27/1932. They now perform all year. The numbers: 72 legs, as many as 80 pairs of tights for each dancer for just 1 number, over 2 million watch the Christmas Spectacular each year.
  • Kwanzaa which comes from the Swahili phrase "matunda ya kwanza" which means "first fruits" is celebrated from 12/26 to 1/1. Each day focuses on a different principle: Umoja (unity), Kujichagulia (self-determiniation), Ujima (collective work and responsibility), Ujamaa (cooperative economics), Nia (purpose), Kuumba (creativity), Imani (faith).

Statue of Liberty Facts

  • Height: 151'1"
  • Ground to torch tip: 350'1"
  • 7 rays in crown represent the seas and continents
  • Tablet reads "July 4, 1776"
  • Total weight: copper, 31 tons; steel, 125 tons; concrete foundation, 27 tons
  • Winds of 50 mph cause sway of 3" in statue and 5" in torch

Statue of Liberty History

  • French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was commissioned to design the statue to commemorate the centennial of the Declaration of Independence in 1876
  • Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, designer of the Eiffel Tower, was called on for engineering help in designing the iron pylon and secondary skeletal framework for the massive copper statue allowing the copper skin to move independently but stand upright
  • Arrived aboard the steamship Isère in June of 1885 in 350 individual pieces packed in 214 crates and reassembled in 4 months
  • Granite pedestal completed in Aril, 1886, in the courtyard of the star-shaped walls of Fort Wood (which had been completed for the War of 1812.)
  • Dedicated on October 28, 1886
  • Designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924
  • September 7, 1937, jurisdiction was enlarged to encompass all of Bedloe's Island and in 1956, the island's name was changed to Liberty Island
  • May 11, 1965: Ellis Island becomes part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument
  • $87 million restoration completed for her spectacular centennial on July 4, 1986
  • Liberty Island is federal property located within the State of New York
  • World Heritage Site - 1984
  • Liberty Island was closed for 100 days following 9/11/2001. Statue reopened 8/3/2004. Visitors have access to pedestal observation deck, promenade, museum and the area of Fort Wood

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