"From the moment I saw this online I had to have it, but it went out of stock in like a day, and worried it wouldn't- I had to track it down in store somewhere. What luck! I got old glory, and she's a beaute. Very soft material, with no seam on the edges. I could Imagine this to rip easily, so be careful. I guess thats the tradeoff. She comes with 13 stripes and 50 stars, and while this is quite large (4.8 feet by 5.8 feet roughly) it can still be worn as a scarf - but this has so many more appropriate uses: as a throw, tapestry (check out my pic! Tape works fine), compliment a bathing suite, a really light blanket, picnics or beach. Man this is for anyone whose patriotic. Worth the money because of its functions. No holes in the scarf, but the faded touch looks very nice."