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Thirteen-star Hand-stitched Silk Flag

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 04, 2017 12:00PM


Thirteen-star Hand-stitched Silk Flag, Rachel Albright, Madison, Iowa, 1903, inscription on the fly reads "First flag made 1777 by Betsy Ross. This copy/of the original flag made 1903 by Rachel/Albright age, 90 y. 8 mo. grand daughter of/Betsy Ross," ht. 7 1/2, wd. 11 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Rachel Albright, Madison