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    Abraham Lincoln: Unique Emancipation Textile. 52" x 59" coated flax table cloth or wall hanging with portrait of Lincoln in the center, in a sunburst/radiating star "porthole", inscribed "Lincoln Emancipation January 1st 1863". The borders are populated with meandering berry vines, sunbursts, six-pointed stars and geometric shapes. The colors are light beige on tan. Quite striking and the only example we have seen. It is unmarked and unlisted in "Threads". Dating is anybody's guess, we would venture out on a limb and say anywhere between 1863 and 1876. It has a lot going for it... rarity, graphics, condition and subject matter.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    17th Saturday
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