June 21, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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34-Star Silk Parade Flag, Plus

Lot of 2. Silk, 18 x 30 in., printed flag with 34 stars configured in double medallion pattern, with central star, flanked by star in each corner. With inked identification, "C.D. Sill" at lower left edge of last white stripe. Kansas, our 34th State, was admitted into the Union in January 1861, and although there is no specific provenance connected to this flag, it was likely made during the Civil War-period, ca 1861-1863.

Accompanied by 2 x 2.5 in. tintype of a man and two women seated together. The consignor relates that the flag, which was found together with the tintype, purportedly belonged to one of the subjects of the photograph.

Condition:

Folds in flag. Few small holes. Few spots. Otherwise flag in very good condition. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,000
06/21/2019

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