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Cowpens-style Flag

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Sale #2856M - 2856M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Cowpens-style Flag, c. mid to late 19th century, red and white machine-sewn wool bunting stripes, blue wool bunting canton with twelve hand-sewn white cotton stars in a circle, with one in the center, coarse linen hoist with some repairs and hand-sewn grommets, attached is a note which states "Civil War flag brought in by Dr. Hart, will get data on it later," ht. 51, lg. 89 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the Valley Forge Historical Society.
Estimate $500-700

Has some repairs on the hoist, some fraying and holes from use.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Hart, Bunting, USS Cowpens, Wool