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Historic Americana
1886 “Battle Of Bunker Hill” Embroidered Souvenir Pillow With "Bunker Hill 17th June Assoc. 1775 - 1886" Text
1886-Dated, Souvenir Silk Embroidered Pillow, “Battle Of Bunker Hill,” theme Choice Near New.
This original Souvenir Silk Embroidered Pillow of the “Battle Of Bunker Hill,” measures about 5” x 5.5”. It has a decorative central black printed on silk image of the monument, with Colonel William Prescott, the colonel who commanded the rebel forces at the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775 upon it. It is told often told that Prescott cautioned his men "Do not fire until you see the whites of their eyes". This Pillows text reads: "Bunker Hill 17th June Assoc. 1775 - 1886". The pillow has four decorative round golden devices in the corners and an outer lace and silk fringe. Overall, it is in excellent condition with the exception of a couple of light age spots. Undoubtedly extremely rare.

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1886 Battle Of Bunker Hill Souvenir Silk Pillow

Estimate $300 - $400Jun 23, 2018