100 American Flags: A Unique Collection of Old Glory Memorabilia (The Collector's Eye) - Hardcover

Author : Kit Hinrichs
Publisher : Ten Speed Press(01-Jul-2008)
Hardcover : 112 pages
ISBN 10 : 1580089208
ISBN 13 : 9781580089203
Language : English
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ISBN: 9781580089203
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The American flag has been raised high in wartime triumph and peacetime celebration; sewn lovingly onto quilts, caps, pillows, and bags; appropriated by popular culture; and faithfully honored every Fourth of July. This vibrant collection of 100 Stars and Stripes artifacts ranges from Civil War-era banners and Native American braided moccasins to an early 20th-century "friendship" kimono and original flag art by several of the world's leading designers. Destined to captivate folk-art aficionados, history buffs, and collectors, 100 AMERICAN FLAGS provides a stunning visual history of America's most treasured symbol. A timely, patriotic full-color book presenting 100 American flag artifacts from one of the world's most eminent collectors, designer Kit Hinrichs. Selected images from LONG MAY SHE WAVE in an affordable, collectible edition. Election year and wartime keepsake, displaying nonpartisan national pride.