C 1861 CIVIL WAR 34 GREAT STAR Woven U. AMERICAN FLAG HAND MADE PIN CUSHION KS. Circa 1861 CIVIL WAR ERA Old Vintage 34 Star United States American Flag Pin Cushion. Exceptional "Great Star" pattern in the canton of the silk flag.The woven composition of the flag is similar to that of a stevensgraph or ribbon. Hand constructed pincushion has a blue silk backing and decorative blue cord embellishment. The stuffing is possibly sawdust or emery. It is important to note the expertly done, fine hand stitches.
On July 4, 1861 the 34th star was officially added to the United States Flag for the admission of the state of Kansas. The only President to serve under this flag was Abraham Lincoln.Approximate size is 3-3/4" x 2-3/4" x 1-1/2 (thick). Cushion could be easily displayed in a shadowbox frame. Condition: light soiling and staining, occasional small hole. A couple unusual sewn threads at the bottom right corner of the flag. Please see photos for additional condition review.
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