November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 3
 
Lot 3 - A 13-Star American National Flag

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A 13-Star American National Flag
circa 1870

The cotton stars hand-sewn to a cotton canton in the "Cowpens'' or "Third Maryland Regiment" design of a circle of 12 stars enclosing a single star, 9 cotton machine-sewn and pieced stripes, the canton rests on red "war" stripe, rolled machine-sewn hoist end, mounted.

40 3/4 in. x 90 5/8 in.

Provenance

Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Sold for $5,040
Estimated at $6,000 - $8,000


 

The cotton stars hand-sewn to a cotton canton in the "Cowpens'' or "Third Maryland Regiment" design of a circle of 12 stars enclosing a single star, 9 cotton machine-sewn and pieced stripes, the canton rests on red "war" stripe, rolled machine-sewn hoist end, mounted.

Provenance

Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Note

The "Third Maryland Regiment" flag is associated with the American Revolutionary War and was purportedly carried at the Battle of Cowpens in South Carolina by William Batchelor, Third Maryland Regiment, January 17, 1781. The battle marked a turning point in the war.

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