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Description

A 38-Star American Flag commemorating Colorado statehood, 1876-1889
Hand-sewn, double appliqued, cotton 'puffy' stars arranged in 6 rows of 6 with 2 additional stars between the fifth and sixth rows, on a three-part wool bunting canton, machine-sewn wool bunting stripes,
with original reinforcements at corners, canvas hoist retains hemp rope, and is tightly stitched along rope attaching 21 small metal rings, the hoist inscribed in ink, "H.R. Latt."
8 ft. 8 in. x 15 ft.
PROVENANCE:
The American Flag Collection of Thomas. S. Connelly, Sotheby's, May 23, 2002, lot 141.

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A 38-Star American Flag commemorating Colorado

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Nov 24, 2019
Starting Bid $2,000
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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