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Folk Art Carved Native American Patriotic 41 Star American Flag Shield



Carved and painted Native American 41 star patriotic shield, circa 1890s. Original paint surface. On November 2, 1889, North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states admitted to the Union. Six days later on November 8, 1889, Montana became the 41st state to enter the union. Three days later Washington state became the 42nd state. Nicely aged piece of American Folk Art. Ex collection of Julia E. Kuttner Antiques. See inventory sticker on reverse. According to Ms. Kuttner's obituary in the New York Times on November 2, 1967, Ms. Kuttner opened her eponymous store in Greenwich Village, NY in 1927. Ms. Kuttner was an expert in Early American antiques for over 40 years.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading. Paint surface is alligatored and aged as expected for a carved and painted piece of this period. Great surface patina. Some loss and chips to headdress. Paint wear around carved edge. Some old paint drips. Very structurally sound and solid piece.
  • Seller Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU873418104352

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