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FORTY-FIVE STAR U.S. NAVY JACK/ UNION JACK, FLOWN FROM ADMIRAL DEWEY'S FLAGSHIP U.S.S. "OLYMPIA" AT THE BATTLE OF MANILA BAY, SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR, MAY 1, 1898.
Est. $1,000 - $2,000
SOLD: $2,880 ($2,400)

Machine stitched wool bunting with double-sided hand appliqued cotton stars, the header stencilled “U.J. No.4” and forming a casing for a cord with wooden handle, 57 x 81 inches.

Provenance: Charles Wilson Eliason (1871-1945) of Richmond, Virginia, U.S. Navy Captain and Paymaster on the U.S.S. Louisiana.