November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 17
 
Lot 17 - A 34-Star printed parade Flag commemorating Kansas statehood

17

A 34-Star printed parade Flag commemorating Kansas statehood
circa 1861-1863

The stars printed in 7-7-7-6-7 'akimbo' rows, printed stripes on wool blend, cotton header with two brass grommets having blue and white twill ties, ink inscription, "E.S. Pierce," and stamped "Mastai Collection" twice and "34," /"2" x 4 ," and "/No. 14" in graphite, mounted in a plexiglass frame.

24 in. x 47 in.

Provenance

Former collection of Boleslaw and Marie Louise d'Otrange Mastai
Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000


 

The stars printed in 7-7-7-6-7 'akimbo' rows, printed stripes on wool blend, cotton header with two brass grommets having blue and white twill ties, ink inscription, "E.S. Pierce," and stamped "Mastai Collection" twice and "34," /"2" x 4 ," and "/No. 14" in graphite, mounted in a plexiglass frame.

Provenance

Former collection of Boleslaw and Marie Louise d'Otrange Mastai
Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Note

Clamp-dyed wool flags of this type were often called camp colors and hung at tents of high ranking officers at encampments.

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