1720 Mars Hill Rd, Suite 8332 Acworth, GA 30101 United States 678.643.0457
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25% Off Original Price: $ 6,500
Sale Price: $ 4,875

Rare Antique 40 Star American Flag, Circa 1890

Origin United States
Period 19th Century
Materials cotton
W. 55 in; H. 37 in; D. 1.5 in;
W. 139.7 cm; H. 93.98 cm; D. 3.81 cm;
Condition Good. Very nice original condition, several has sewn repairs, few holes, fly end is tattered
Description Rare Antique 40 Star American Flag / #15748. Authentic antique 40 Star American Flag.
There are several star counts for American flags that are very rare and hard to find and this is one of them. The flag is made of homespun loose fine wool. It has a simple cotton hoist. It has several hand sewn repairs throughout. The flag must have been very special for the owner to keep making hand repairs as the flag was used. The fly end is quite tattered, and hand sewn hemmed. The printed stars are tilted and positioned almost upside down. A most simple but beautiful antique flag. Very impressive.
The 40th State was voted into the Union by Congress on November 2, 1889 and became an official State on July 4th, 1890. South Dakota. Congress was going to take the Dakota territory and make one state, but the people in Dakota could don't make up their minds which city they wanted to be the capitol of their state. With two capital cities holding firm Congress divide Dakota into North & South Dakota making two states instead of one. So, each new state got the capitol city they wanted.
Museum framing with UV acrylic
Email to purchase; Historical Americana, selling antique flags since 1990.
Comes with our Certificate of Authenticity
Styles / Movements Americana, Traditional
Patterns Geometric, Stripes & Solid
Dealer Reference Number 15748
Incollect Reference Number 440175
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