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Description

A 13-Star American Flag, circa 1861
Hand-sewn, double appliqued linen stars in a rare linear 5,3,5 arrangement on a wool bunting canton, machine-sewn wool bunting stripes, and a linen hoist with two grommets,
includes a manufacturer's or ship chandlery stamp, "HILL STEADBER" to hoist and on reverse side of hoist, "Wm Mullerin April 1861" at lower end, mounted and framed.
37 1/2 in. x 59 1/2 in. (sight)
FOOTNOTE:
Literature: Kevin Keim & Peter Keim, A Grand Old Flag: A History of the United States Through its Flags (2007), 35.

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A 13-Star American Flag, circa 1861

Estimate $5,000 - $10,000Nov 24, 2019
Starting Bid $2,500
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Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Auction Curated By:
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Lynda Cain
Vice President | Department Head, American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts