American Flags

Hallmarks of the American Spirit

Hand made out of silks and cottons, these richly detailed flags are keepsakes that
make stunning additions to homes, offices and public areas–sure to be enjoyed and
admired for generations.

American Flags There are 13 products.

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  • Premier size: $1100 (45" x 31") Collector size: $485 (25" x 18") The uniquely American rattlesnake became a popular symbol in the American colonies and later for the young republic. In the first American cartoon, published in 1754 by Benjamin Franklin, the original 13 colonies were depicted as a snake divided into nine pieces, the head representing all...

  • Premier size: $975 (45" x 31") Collector size: $385 (25" x 18") For over a year after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the United States did not have an official flag. Meeting in Philadelphia in June, the Continental Congress declared: "Resolved that the flag of the United States be 13 stripes alternate red and white, that the union be...

  • Premier size: $975 (45" x 31") Collector size: N/A When the Continental Congress authorized the creation of the Navy in 1775, the British had 10 times more warships. Capturing British merchant vessels and disrupting commerce was a key element of American strategy, and it proved exceptionally effective. In one of the most famous naval engagements of...

  • Premier size: $975 (45" x 31") Collector size: $385 (25" x 18") Vermont and Kentucky joined the United States in 1795 and the flag bore 15 stars and 15 stripes. This flag was used during the War of 1812, and flew over Fort McHenry at Baltimore. There, in 1814, it became the most famous of our flags. The British began a bombardment of the fort on...

  • Premier size: $975 (45" x 31") Collector size: N/A On June 17, 1775 this flag was carried during one of the earliest and most decisive battles of the American Revolution. While the battle of Bunker Hill proved to be a British victory by military tradition, it was actually a serious defeat for the British. Over 1,000 of their men were lost, wounded or...

  • Premier size: $1100 (45" x 31") Collector size: N/A General John C. Fremont led expeditions through the new American West and into areas claimed by Mexico during the 1840's. His expeditions of 1842 and 1843-44 were some of the most spectacular explorations of the American West since Lewis and Clark. Performed under the sponsorship of the Army Bureau...

  • Premier size: $1100 (45" x 31") Collector size: $385 (25" x 18") The true story of this historic American flag is shrouded in mystery. Oral tradition associates this flag with the Revolutionary War and states that this flag was present at the Battle of Bennington on August 16, 1777; this legend declares that the flag flew over the military stores in...

  • Premier size: $1100 (45" x 31") Collector size: N/A To finance the new country the Federal government imposed an excise tax on distilled spirits. Many farmers sold their products, including whiskey, for cash and resented the "income tax" on their work. Since coins and currency were scarce, whiskey also served as an important medium of exchange in the...

  • Premier size: $1100 (45" x 31") Collector size: $385 (25" x 18") Local militias were a popular and common form of community defense in the sparsely populated English colonies on America's eastern seaboard. They were especially important along the edges of the frontier. Most able bodied men - from a wide range of ages - answered the call to serve their...

  • Premier size: $1100 (45" x 31") Collector size: $385 (25" x 18") Many of the earliest symbols for freedom and independence that were important during the American Revolution have become somewhat obscure to modern society. One was the rattlesnake paired with the motto "Don't Tread on Me," which was used by Benjamin Franklin and others. Another was the...

  • Premier size: $975 (45" x 31") Collector size: N/A The Great Seal of the United States can be traced back to the very day the Declaration of Independence was signed. A select committee, including Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, was formed to choose a design. As the seal evolved, use of it and its variations became a popular feature...

  • The price is $1650 for the premier flag. (45" x 31") *This flag will ONLY be available in the Premier Size. The 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry, known throughout the world as the Rough Riders, was one of the most legendary volunteer fighting forces in American History. The Rough Riders were composed of a wide variety of young men with backgrounds...

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