November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 18
 
Lot 18 - Two sequin decorated silk parade Flags

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Two sequin decorated silk parade Flags
1860's-1870's

Each with silver sequins hand-sewn to patterned blue silk dress fabric canton, hand-sewn silk ribbon stripes with silk fringe at fly end, pocket with sticks, each bear stamp, "Mastai Collection" / "No. 188," mounted and framed.

6 in. x 9 1/4 in, (without fringe)

Provenance

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

Sold for $10,080
Estimated at $8,000 - $12,000


 

Each with silver sequins hand-sewn to patterned blue silk dress fabric canton, hand-sewn silk ribbon stripes with silk fringe at fly end, pocket with sticks, each bear stamp, "Mastai Collection" / "No. 188," mounted and framed.

6 in. x 9 1/4 in, (without fringe)

Provenance

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

Literature

Boleslaw and Marie-Louise d'Otrange Mastai, The Stars and The Stripes: The American Flag as Art and as History from the Birth of the Republic to the Present (1973) pp 200-201. The Mastai's call these "Civil War flaglets."

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