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Patriotic memorial beadwork on velvet, made by a Racine, Wisconsin woman for her husband, Vincent DiGaudio, in 1924. This well-executed and extraordinarily graphic textile features numerous potted and free-floating chrysanthemums, some of which may have been intended to represent fireworks, all arranged with great folk style. Amidst these are six flags of the Allied Forces, a son-in-service window banner (noting DiGaudio�s service in WWI), a yellow eagle beneath a yellow sun, a spotted pink deer, and fanciful medallions with illustrations of George Washington and Christopher Columbus. Along the bottom is the following text: �Remember V.G. 1924 Racine, Wis.� Within the center of the textile, note the misspellings of Remember as �Ramember�, Serbia as �Servia�, and the Italianization of Columbus as �Columbo�. A bold and colorful piece of American folk art and the best of its kind that I have ever encountered. Mounting: The textile has been mounted without glass in a black, shadowbox-style frame.
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Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques, llc
Contact   Jeff Bridgman Phone: (717) 502-1281
Period: 1st Half 20th Century (1901 -1949)
Date: 1924
Condition: Excellent. There is a tiny amount of wear around the edge of the velvet, but there are no significant condition issues.
Measurements: 35" x 34" x 2"
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Price: SOLD
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