Framed 36 star flag, printed or stenciled on cotton with raw edges. One star added in upper left and lower left corners to create 36-star configuration. Circa 1865-1867. Float mounted on an ivory mat and framed in a grain painted frame. 11 1/4" x 18", framed 13 1/2" x 20 1/2". Provenance: Private Belle Meade (Nashville) Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Tears, fraying and losses at left edge, some fading, some light staining near star field and right side of stripes.
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