Japanese Export Silk and Metallic Thread Embroidered Panel, 'The Growth of Our National Flag'
31 3/4 x 43 1/4 in. (framed).
Note: The list of flags: 1. Colonial Flag used chiefly by Colonies of New England previous to Revolutionary War. 2. Bunker Hill Flag used by New England troops at Battle of Bunker Hill. 3. Pine Tree Flag of the Navy, used by the American ships early in the Revolutionary War. 4. Rattlesnake Flag used early in Revolutionary War. 5. First National Flag, used in 1776, before the Declaration of Independence, the thirteen stripes signified the thirteen Colonies. 6. The present "Star, Spangled Banner", the stripes signify the original thirteen colonies, and the stars, the present number of states.
Provenance:By repute Samuel L. Lowe, Jr., Antiques Inc., Boston, August 28, 1986.
Rippling with minor tears and losses to the silk background. The losses are on the right side near the edge. Otherwise, in good overall condition.
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