The pattern of this flag is known as the Betsy Ross Flag. This flag has thirteen alternating red and white stripes starting with the first stripe of red. In the blue field, located in the upper left-hand corner, if filled with thirteen 5 pointed stars which are arranged in a circle. These thirteen stars represent the thirteen colonies that fought for their independence during the American Revolutionary War. Betsy Ross was commissioned to make this flag which she finished either late May or early June of 1776. There have been many flags to follow with the addition of new states over the years. This one holds a great deal of history and many different stories as to how it came to be. It doesn’t matter who made it, how it was made, or when it was done, what matters is it represents this America 177 6 and all those who fought for our Independence. This makes a great shirt to wear during any Patriotic holiday or just to show your pride and support of this nation and what we stand for. Makes a great gift for the Patriot in your life or a great addition to your wardrobe. Our shirts are 100 % lightweight, pre-shrunk cotton. (Ash or Heather colors are made of cotton blends) This particular tee comes in short sleeves with a crew neck rib knit collar. For men our sizes range from S to 3X. We have multiple colors in this design. All our designs are original designs by Maggs-Nanimous Gifts. All shirts are proudly designed and printed in the USA. If you would like something printed on the back of the shirt please let us know and we will be happy to see if we can accommodate you. Care Instructions: Turn inside out. Machine wash cold. Use non-chlorine bleach only when needed. Tumble dry low. Do not iron image.