Most of Betsy Ross’ life was humble and of little note to the pages of history. Though she still stands out as one of the United States most important historical figures. She is credited with sewing the first United States flag. A symbol of patriotism, Ross is often celebrated as the woman who helped George Washington finish the design. So, it’s no surprise why so many people need to look like her for school plays and historical reenactments, which is where this Betsy Ross kit comes perfectly into play.
Much of Betsy Ross’ costume outfit is relatively straightforward and no different from any other elder lady of the Revolutionary War era. Yet she also has an iconic look that school children and historical reenactors easily recognize. If you or someone in your theater group needs to look like Betsy Ross, then this kit might just be the perfect fit for the occasion. It includes a mop hat and wig and a replica of the first American Flag.