Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

EXCEPTIONAL 1876 CENTENNIAL QUILT MADE FROM VARIOUS FLAGS, KERCHIEFS, AND PATRIOTIC FABRICS, THE MOST ELABORATE AND RARE OF ITS KIND THAT I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED, PICTURED IN TWO OF BOB BISHOP'S BOOKS ON AMERICAN FOLK ART; SOME OF THE TEXTILES UNKNOWN IN OTHER PATRIOTIC QUILTS

Web ID: Q-029

WINTERBERRY PATTERN QUILT WITH FLYING GEESE, IN PATRIOTIC COLORS AND WITH EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC IMPACT, ENTIRELY HAND-PIECED AND HAND-QUILTED, CIRCA 1860-1870’s

Web ID: q-071

RED & WHITE, SUNSHINE & SHADOWS, SIGNATURE QUILT, MADE BY THE LADIES AID SOCIETY CHAPTER AT THE UNITED EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN ROYERSFORD, PENNSYLVANIA, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, DATED 1901

Web ID: q-072

BROKEN STAR PATTERN, PATRIOTIC AMERICAN QUILT WITH 13 STARS, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CIRCA 1915-1920’s

Web ID: q-070

ULYSSES S. GRANT MEMORIAL RIBBON AND CDV PHOTOGRAPH OF HIS FUNERAL PROCESSION ON BROADWAY, NEW YORK CITY, AUG. 8TH, 1885

Web ID: pat-626

22 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR ERA; A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY COUNT ARRANGED IN A DOUBLE-WREATH MEDALLION CONFIGURATION; HOMEMADE OF WOOL AND COTTON; A RARE STAR COUNT IN ANY PERIOD

Web ID: 22j-804

LARGE AND EXCEPTIONALLY GRAPHIC BROADSIDE FROM AN ALBANY, NEW YORK NEWSPAPER, WITH GREAT VERBIAGE, ANNOUNCING THE 1864 RE-ELECTION OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THE ONLY COPY I HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED

Web ID: pat-619

EXTRAORDINARILY RARE, YELLOW & WHITE, SUFFRAGE PARASOL / UMBRELLA, WITH “VOTES FOR WOMEN” TEXT, DISTRIBUTED BY THE NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION UNDER ANNA HOWARD SHAW’S LEADERSHIP [HEADQUARTERED IN NEW YORK], CIRCA 1913-1915

Web ID: ws-118

38 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN OFF-BALANCE MEDALLION CONFIGURATION, ON A BRILLIANT BLUE CANTON, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN COLORADO WAS THE MOST RECENT STATE TO JOIN THE UNION, 1876-1889

Web ID: 38j-1121

YELLOW SUFFRAGETTE SASH RIBBON MADE FOR CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT'S "WOMAN SUFFRAGE PARTY" OF NEW YORK CITY, CA 1912-20

Web ID: ws-073

PORTRAIT STYLE KERCHIEF FROM THE 1952 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF REPUBLICAN IKE EISENHOWER, FORMER SUPREME COMMANDER OF ALLIED FORCES IN EUROPE DURING WWII (NATO)

Web ID: ker-001

21 STARS IN A “GREAT STAR” OR “GREAT LUMINARY” PATTERN, A SOUTHERN-EXCLUSIONARY STAR COUNT ON AN ANTIQUE AMERICAN PARADE FLAG OF THE CIVIL WAR PERIOD, SIGNED BY THE MAKER, ONE-OF-A-KIND AMONG KNOWN EXAMPLES

Web ID: 21j-806

RARE VIOLET & YELLOW SUFFRAGETTE PARADE BANNER, THE PLATE EXAMPLE ILLUSTRATED IN THE TEXT REFERENCE ON THE SUBJECT, MADE CA 1910-1920

Web ID: ws-004

HAND-PAINTED PATRIOTIC BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND GREAT FOLK QUALITIES, PROBABLY MADE FOR THE 1868 DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION IN NEW YORK CITY

Web ID: pat-248

RARE AND UNUSUAL PARADE FLAG BANNER WITH 17 STARS ON A BLUE GROUND AND THE 1866 VERSION OF THE OHIO STATE SEAL ON A GROUND OF 13 RED AND WHITE STRIPES, MADE CA 1890 -1905

Web ID: pat-617

13 STAR ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, IN A TINY SCALE AMONG PIECED-AND-SEWN EXAMPLES OF THE 19TH CENTURY, WITH HAND-SEWN STARS ARRANGED IN A CIRCULAR VERSION OF WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE 3RD MARYLAND PATTERN; FEATURES AN ESPECIALLY LARGE CENTER STAR, MADE circa 1890

Web ID: 13j-1585

FIRST NATIONAL PATTERN CONFEDERATE FLAG WITH 13 STARS TO INCLUDE MISSOURI AND KENTUCKY SECESSION, MADE ENTIRELY OF SILK, WITH SILK FRINGE AND TIES, A REUNION ERA EXAMPLE, CIRCA 1895-1920

Web ID: fcj-910

32 STARS IN A VERY UNUSUAL NOTCHED VERSION OF THE “GREAT STAR” PATTERN, WITH TWO STARS ABSENT AT THE EXTREME POINTS OF EACH ARM, MADE IN THE PERIOD WHEN MINNESOTA JOINED THE UNION AS THE 32nd STATE; A VERY RARE STAR COUNT, OFFICIAL FOR JUST ONE YEAR, AND ACCURATE FOR JUST NINE MONTHS, 1858-59

Web ID: 32j-811

IRONSTONE DINNER PLATE WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, MADE JOHN MADDOCK & SONS FOR SUFFRAGIST ALVA BELMONT FOR MARBLE HOUSE, HER FAMOUS ESTATE IN NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, Circa 1914

Web ID: ws-106

36 STARS IN THE "GREAT STAR" OR "GREAT LUMINARY" PATTERN ON A CIVIL WAR ERA FLAG WITH A DUSTY BLUE CANTON AND A SECTION OF ONE STRIPE SOUVENIRED, 1864-67, NEVADA STATEHOOD

Web ID: 36j-907

 


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