Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

UNIQUE, HAND-PAINTED BANNER WITH THE SEAL OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, LIKELY HAVING REPRESENTED DELEGATES FROM THAT STATE AT THE 1872 REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT NATIONAL CONVENTION [SIMILAR EXAMPLES IDENTIFIED AT BOTH]

Web ID: pat-691

PRINTED COTTON KERCHIEF GLORIFYING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, WITH TEXT AND REPRODUCED SIGNATURES, MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION

Web ID: ker-244

EXCEPTIONAL 1821 PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ON CLOTH, IN MULBERRY RED ON A SULFER YELLOW GROUND, PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED BY ROBERT & COLLIN GILLESPIE FOR THE AMERICAN MARKET, AN UNUSUALLY LARGE EXAMPLE AMONG KNOWN VERSIONS OF THIS TEXTILE, IN EXTRAORDINARY CONDITION; EXHIBITED JANUARY – AUGUST, 2023 AT THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Web ID: ker-238

TURKEY RED BANDANNA, MADE FOR THE 1912 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF TEDDY ROOSEVELT, WHEN HE RAN ON THE INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE PARTY (BULL MOOSE) TICKET

Web ID: ker-224

RARE, LARGE SCALE KERCHIEF WITH A BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED IMAGE OF JOHN TRUMBULL’S “DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE,” LIKELY MADE IN 1826 FOR OUR NATIONS SEMICENTENNIAL (50TH ANNIVERSARY); THE ONLY EXAMPLE I HAVE EVER SEEN OF THIS EXCEPTIONALLY RARE TEXTILE THAT RETAINS ITS ORIGINAL, RED COLORATION

Web ID: ker-239

16 STARS IN A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL STARBURST MEDALLION THAT FEATURES A DISTINCT SALTIRE; A HOMEMADE AND ENTIRELY HAND-SEWN, ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG, MADE WITH AN ABOLITIONIST MESSAGE BY REMOVING THE SLAVE STATES FROM THE STAR COUNT, circa 1850-1858, YET WITH A COMBINATION OF TRAITS AND FEATURES THAT CURIOUSLY REFLECT TENNESSEE AS THE 16TH STATE TO JOIN THE UNION AND THE 11TH STATE TO LEAVE

Web ID: 16j-807

SILK SUFFRAGETTE SASH RIBBON IN YELLOW & WHITE WITH "VOTES FOR WOMEN" TEXT, circa 1910-1915

Web ID: ws-133

13 STAR AMERICAN PARADE FLAG IN AN EXTREMELY RARE DESIGN, WITH “PROTECTION TO HOME INDUSTRIES” SLOGAN ON A FANCIFUL, SCROLLING STREAMER, MADE FOR THE 1888 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN OF BENJAMIN HARRISON; FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD PIERCE

Web ID: 13j-914

ANTIQUE AMERICAN FLAG WITH 13 STARS ARRANGED IN 6-POINTED GREAT STAR / STAR OF DAVID PATTERN, OF A TYPE MADE FOR THE 1876 CENTENNIAL OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, WORN AND HAND-INSCRIBED BY THE OWNER IN 1896, IN SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS, IN CELEBRATION OF THE VICTORY OF REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT-ELECT WILLIAM McKINLEY; FORMERLY IN THE COLLECTION OF RICHARD PIERCE

Web ID: 13-869

 


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