English Stitched Cotton Nautical Pennant, Cotton, 29 x 39 inches, the stitched edge setnciled R.M.S. Titanic in black ink, and with a later embroidered felt patch reading From/the crew/ survivors/to/ Mrs./J.J. Brown
Lot 2130
A White Star Line presentation burgee
circa 1912 33-1/2 x 42-1/2 in. (85.1 x 107.9 cm.) framed.
Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
A White Star Line presentation burgee
British, circa 1912
stitched cotton, the luff edge later stenciled "R.M.S. Titanic" in black ink, and with an applied embroidered felt patch reading From the crew survivors to Mrs. J.J. Brown.
33-1/2 x 42-1/2 in. (85.1 x 107.9 cm.) framed.

Footnotes

  • This burgee was given to Mrs. J.J. Brown (Molly Brown) by the surviving crew members from the Titanic tragedy purportedly on the anniversary of the sinking of the ship to commemorate her bravery and steadfastness.

    -The Ken Schultz Collection, Hoboken, NJ.
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