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    Sensational 1844 Henry Clay Silk Sash
    This most impressive large display piece is the only example we've ever seen. Especially on this bold pinkish-red silk, it makes quite a statement! Frelinghuysen was, of course, Clay's Whig running mate that year. The sash is complete, as it still has the original selvage (fine fringe) at each end. Condition is great. For accuracy, we note a small stain in one corner (from an old label), and minor damage to the selvage at one end. This is one of the "signature pieces" of the Joe Brown collection, the subject of envy by advanced collectors for many years. It should elicit quite competitive bidding. 23" x 2 1/2". From the Joe Brown Collection.




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    12th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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