Jeff Bridgman Antique Flags
 

LARGE HOOKED RUG WITH A SEATED CAT AS THE HOME SQUARE OF A DESIGN STYLED AFTER A PARCHEESI GAME BOARD, WITH STAR-LIKE, 6-PETAL FLOWERS IN EACH CORNER; WOOL & COTTON ON BURLAP, PROBABLY PENNSYLVANIA, MENNONITE, circa 1880-1910



WOOL HOOKED RUG WITH A BILLOWING AMERICAN FLAG AND A FORKED TAIL STREAMER WITH THE “DON’T TREAD ON ME” SLOGAN; made Circa 1880-1910; THE 5 STAR COUNT, IF PURPOSEFUL, WOULD CELEBRATE THE NUMBER OF STATES THAT AFFORDED WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE; EX-AMERICA HURRAH, ILLUSTRATED IN THEIR 1975 BOOK “HOOKED & SEWN RUGS”



WOOLY, ANGORA CHAPS WITH BEAUTIFULLY TOOLED LEATHER, MADE BY THE JOHN CLARK SADDLERY COMPANY OF PORTLAND, OREGON, SIGNED, CIRCA 1873-1929



WOOL HORSE BLANKET IN FOREST GREEN & BURGUNDY, WITH GEOMETRIC AND STRIPED DESIGNS, LATE 19TH CENTURY



WOOL HORSE BLANKET WITH A BEAUTIFUL TAN / RUST / CLAY COLORED GROUND AND SOUTHWEST STYLE STRIPING, LATE 19TH CENTURY



PATRIOTIC, NATIVE AMERICAN, BEADED & QUILLED PIPE BAG, WITH AMERICAN FLAGS AND THE VERY RARE INCLUSION OF THE DATE OF JULY 4TH, SELDOM EVER ENCOUNTERED ON EARLY TEXTILES OR INDIAN BEADWORK, PROBABLY SIOUX, CIRCA 1890-1910



NATIVE AMERICAN BEADWORK GAUNTLETS WITH INDIAN CHIEFS IN FEATHERED HEADDRESSES, PROBABLY SOUIX, ca 1880-90



WHIMSICAL HOOKED RUG WITH A PINK STRIPED COW AND A LITTLE WHITE DOG, ca 1885-1910



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



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



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



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



NATIVE AMERICAN BEADED BLANKET STRIP, BUFFALO HIDE, NORTHERN CHEYENNE OR LAKOTA SIOUX, WESTERN MONTANA / EASTERN MINNESOTA, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY



LEATHER FIREMAN'S PARADE BELT WITH THE WORD "LIBERTY" IN WHITE ON A RED GROUND, BLOOMSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1900



ANTI-WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE PIN CUSHION, MADE OF VELVETEEN AND HAND-PAINTED, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1880-1910, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE



SANTEE SIOUX, QUILL-DECORATED TOBACCO BAG, ca 1880



EXCEPTIONAL CIGAR SILK PIECEWORK GAME TABLE COVER, CIRCA 1894-1910



MASTERPIECE QULAITY TUMBLING BLOCKS PATTERN DOLL QUILT, PENNSYLVANIA, CA 1860's-70's



CIVIL WAR PERIOD OR PRIOR NAVYMAN’S FROCK AND JACK TAR HAT WITH ELABORATE PATRIOTIC AND NAUTICAL DECORATION, LIKELY THE BEST EXAMPLES OF EACH TO HAVE SURVIVED IN PRIVATE HANDS



AMERICAN PATRIOTIC FLAG QUILT WITH 44 BLUE STARS SET UPON A WHITE GROUND IN THE TOP CENTER OF 13 RED, WHITE, AND BLUE STRIPES, 1890-1896, WYOMING STATEHOOD



 


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