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Needlework Picture of Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to George Washington

Auction:
3158T
Lot:
1093
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3158T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Needlework Picture of Betsy Ross Presenting the First American Flag to George Washington, America, 19th century, Ross sitting in a room with her iconic flag, George Washington and two other men in attendance, in a carved frame with gilt liner, ht. 14, wd. 18 1/2 in. (sight).

Provenance: Brimfield Antique Show, September 9, 1977.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

George Washington, Sybil Kern, American folklore, Betsy, Betsy Ross, Brimfield, Massachusetts, Culture, Flag of the United States, Humanities, Pennsylvania in the American Revolution, Ross, Terminology, Women in the American Revolution

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