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American 42 Star Flag, circa 1890

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Antique 42 Star American flag commemorating Washington Statehood, circa 1890. This was never an official U.S. Flag by Act of Congress, but rather a "bootleg" made for people in Washington proud of their new statehood. Great size, and condition, and the irregular stars are set in a wavy pattern. The apparent warp to the flag is no doubt original to the piece, and goes along with the wavy effect. Conservation mounted in a curly maple frame.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Federal
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 24.5 in. x W 30.25 in. x D 1 in.H 62.23 cm x W 76.84 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Seller Location
    Nantucket, MA
  • Seller Reference Number
    AD-42 Star Flag
  • Reference Number
    LU903911380931
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