Can I wash my American flag?

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  • Mogie Mogie on Oct 24, 2019

    Cleaning Synthetic Flags

    Synthetic material flags such as nylon or polyester can be machine washed with cold water and a mild detergent. Do not let the flag stand in the wash water for extended periods of time or some color transfer may occur from the red stripes to the white stripes. These flags should be placed flat to dry.


    Cleaning Cotton Flags

    Natural fiber flags such as cotton and wool should be handled with greater care. We suggest spot cleaning or dry-cleaning. Please contact your local dry cleaners for their recommendation. Some dry-cleaners will dry-clean a U.S. flag at no charge.

  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Oct 24, 2019
    It depends on quality of flag. Need to test if red will run.

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Oct 24, 2019

    Nan....It can be washed in a mild soap and displayed again.

  • Nan Nan on Oct 24, 2019

    Thanks everyone. I just want to do the right thing for my flag.