December 06, 2012 07:00 PM EST Cincinnati


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36-Star Gates American Parade Flag

Cotton, 11.5 x 17.5 in., printed flag with 36 paint-printed stars configured in 6/6/6/6/6/6 rows, with the smaller stars added to top and bottom row of what was originally a 34-star canton. With pencil inscription Emily Gates on stripe below canton. The fly consists of 13 stripes. Ca 1877-1890. Framed, 18 x 23 in.

Provenance:J. Richard Pierce Collection of American Parade Flags

Condition:Slight toning; bottom of canton with some slight fading; minor smudges.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$940
12/07/2012

 

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