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Export patriotic silk embroidered eagle atop American flag and shield,

Export patriotic silk embroidered eagle atop American flag and shield, the banner below stitched with the phrase E Pluribus Unum; silk and metallic threads on a silk ground, the figure of the eagle raised and stuffed. China or Japan, circa 21

“Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation." So there were as many flags as designers :)

Flag Day – A Design History Snippet

The United States Flags of the Original Thirteen Colonies. “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.

34 Star American Flag c. 1847, handsewn linen with painted canton, ca.1847, with quite unusual canton pattern of painted 5-pointed stars in arrangement of a 4-pointed star, hand-sewn hoist, 67" x 47".

34 Star American Flag c. handsewn linen with painted canton, with quite unusual canton pattern of painted stars in arrangement of a star, hand-sewn hoist, x

Large American all hand sewn 34 star Civil War era

Large American all hand sewn 34 star Civil War era American Flag c.

Centennial Parade Flag.  Note the additional 5 symmetrical rays giving a twinkling appearance to the stars.

Note the additional 5 symmetrical rays giving a twinkling appearance to the stars.

antique american flag

Jeff Bridgman American Antiques sells early american furniture, antique american flags antique quilts, antique flags and decorative americana. A vast collection of antique american flags is also rapidly expanding and offered for sale.

Celebrate the Stars and the Stripes

Celebrate the Stars and Stripes

A Rare Regimental Battle Flag from  the Spanish American War Period, 45 Stars,  Silk with Bullion Stars and Fringe, c1896-1908

A Rare Regimental Battle Flag from the Spanish American War Period, 45 Stars, Silk with Bullion Stars and Fringe,

Spectacular 34 Star Lincoln-Johnson Campaign Flag all hand-sewn cotton and double-appliqued stars. (46 in. x 23 in.).

Spectacular 34 Star Lincoln-Johnson Campaign Flag all hand-sewn cotton and double-appliqued stars.

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