American Furniture & Decorative Arts
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
October 28, 2012 10:00 AM
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2618BLocation: BostonDate / Time: October 28, 2012 10:00AM
Patriotic Painted Eagle and Flag Banner, reportedly from a Chicago school, late 19th century, painted canvas window shade depicting an eagle carrying a waving flag topped with a Liberty cap, with red gold and blue striped borders and glitter accented American shields in the corners, (toning, stains, tears),74 x 36 in.
Provenance: Purchased from Oakland Antiques.
Several tears near the edges and the bottom third, many with make-do tape repairs and reinforcements.