November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 34
 
Lot 34 - A 43-Star American Ceremonial Flag commemorating Idaho statehood

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A 43-Star American Ceremonial Flag commemorating Idaho statehood
circa 1890

With 43 polychrome-painted stars arranged in a double medallion pattern on a corn blue fine wool canton, machine-sewn fine wool stripes, wool heading, three sides with yellow fringe, mounted and framed.

4ft 7 in. x 6 ft. 6in.

Provenance

Former Collection of Thomas S. Connelly
Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Sold for $25,200
Estimated at $35,000 - $45,000


 

With 43 polychrome-painted stars arranged in a double medallion pattern on a corn blue fine wool canton, machine-sewn fine wool stripes, wool heading, three sides with yellow fringe, mounted and framed.

4ft 7 in. x 6 ft. 6in.

Provenance

Former Collection of Thomas S. Connelly
Collection of Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, MD.

Note

A rare "Seven Day Flag" Idaho was admitted to the Union as the 43rd state on July 3, 1890, followed a week later by the admission of Wyoming as the 44th state, July 10, 1890. This flag is believed to have been presented to Idaho's governor.

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