November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
Lot 13
 

13

A Civil War era 34-Star "Union And Liberty Forever" American Flag commemorating Kansas Statehood
1861-1863

The double appliqued hand-sewn blue cotton stars enclose a hand-sewn blue cotton dove above the stenciled inscription, "Union And Liberty Forver" on a muslin canton, 13 hand-sewn and pieced cotton stripes, no sleeve or heading.

6 ft. x 14 ft.

Note

The flag was purportedly originally owned by Albert L. Hewitt (1842-1910) prior to his enlistment as a Private in Battery H, 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment, August 5th, 1864. The Flag was retained by the Hewitt family until the death of his son in 1973.

Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Sold for $35,280
Estimated at $10,000 - $20,000


 

The double appliqued hand-sewn blue cotton stars enclose a hand-sewn blue cotton dove above the stenciled inscription, "Union And Liberty Forver" on a muslin canton, 13 hand-sewn and pieced cotton stripes, no sleeve or heading.

Note

The flag was purportedly originally owned by Albert L. Hewitt (1842-1910) prior to his enlistment as a Private in Battery H, 1st Michigan Light Artillery Regiment, August 5th, 1864. The Flag was retained by the Hewitt family until the death of his son in 1973.

Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

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