Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting swallowtail flag. Blue field with wide red border on all sides except the hoist. Three faded red or orange applique cotton stars arranged vertically next to the hoist. Next to the stars, in the center of the blue field, is a red acorn. White cotton hoist. Machine stitching; flat-felled seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Brg 1st Div 14th Army Corps R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: applique material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 45 3/8 in x 47 in; 115.2525 cm x 119.38 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25244S
catalog number
25244S
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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