[FLAGS & PATRIOTIC TEXTILES]. 35-star flag with circular star pattern. [Ca 1863-1865].

97 x 74 in. worsted wool, machine-sewn flag with 35 hand-sewn, double-appliqued, cotton stars arranged in two circles around a central star, with a star in each corner of the canton. Cotton hoist with a single brass grommet at top and whip-stitched eyelet at bottom. (Scattered mothing, short tears, few tears near hoist, toning, some staining, hand-sewn repairs throughout, some stars with holes and short tears to cotton.) 

The 35-star flag became official 4 July 1863 with the admission of West Virginia into the Union and was in use until 31 October 1864 when Nevada became the 36th state.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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