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A 28-Star 'Great Star' American Flag commemorating Texas statehood, circa 1846
Hand-sewn, double appliqued cotton stars in a 'Great Star' pattern, with hand-sewn cotton stripes, with a twill cotton hoist with hand-stitched grommet, mounted and framed.
52 1/2 in. x 107 in. (sight)
PROVENANCE:
Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD, Pennsylvania, August 4, 2004.
FOOTNOTE:
Literature: Kevin Keim & Peter Keim, A Grand Old Flag: A History of the United States Through its Flags (2007), 85 & accompanying fold-out.Exhibition: The Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas.

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A 28-Star Great Star American Flag

Estimate $15,000 - $25,000Nov 24, 2019
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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