Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Red field with yellow fringe on all edges of the flag except for the hoist. Cotton applique white horizontal arrow, pointing towards the fly, in the center of the flag. White canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "Brg/Art'y 15 Army Corps R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." Machine-stitched using white thread.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: applique material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 45 1/4 in x 43 3/8 in; 114.935 cm x 110.1725 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25247B
catalog number
25247B
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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