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    James K. Polk: A Probably Unique Large Bandana Picturing the U.S. Presidents up Through Polk. One of the most beautiful textiles in the Frent Collection, it is in the same style as several bandanas made to honor Zachary Taylor during the Mexican War. Collins pictures but two flag designs for this elusive candidate and no bandanas. For the advanced collector trying to assemble a collection of bandanas for each candidate and president, this may well be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, as we have never seen another example.

    The bandana has wonderful display appearance, with the richest blue background imaginable. Overall we would say the condition is excellent, although there are several brown stains in the central portion which fortunately blend in nicely. There are several trivial small edge tears at the top and one pencil eraser-sized hole at the top, noted purely for strictest accuracy. Impressive 27" x 27" size. One of the Frent's favorite pieces in the Collection, and justifiably so.


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    June, 2018
    2nd-3rd Saturday-Sunday
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