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    Confederate 1st National Pattern Flag. The original seven star Confederate flag was the first flag of the Confederate states in 1861. A very fine, company-sized flag made of dark blue, white, and bright red wool bunting with hand-sewn, 5 pointed stars in the dark blue canton and a coarse linen hoist with 3 hand-sewn grommets. The flag measures 17 ¼" on the hoist and 37" on the fly exclusive of a 1" wide hoist. The canton measures 12" wide and 11 /12" high and contains a circle of 7 white, 5-pointed stars 2" wide at the points. The field is composed of 3 horizontal stripes, the white stripe lying between the 2 red stripes. The first two stripes are 25" on the fly and 5 7/8" wide; the third stripe is 37" on the fly.

    Provenance: Crow Art Partnership Collection (Dallas, Texas)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    24th-25th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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