A 25-Star American Flag commemorating Arkansas statehood or Exclusionary Flag
Machine-sewn, double appliqued cotton stars arranged in rows of 5,5,4,5,5, the middle row centering a large, single star, machine-sewn cotton stripes, cotton hoist retaining rope.
37 1/2 in. x 76 1/2 in.
Literature: Kevin Keim & Peter Keim, A Grand Old Flag: A History of the United States Through its Flags (2007), 76 & 77.
Note: Likely an Exclusionary Flag, the canton rests on a red, so-called "blood" or "war" stripe.
Sold for $3,750 (buyer's premium included)