Designating Flag, Chief Quartermaster, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. Red field with yellow fringe on all edges of the flag except for the hoist. There are two blue stripes the cross diagonally where at the fork in the swallowtail. A white number "17" applique surmounts the blue stripes. Machine-stitched with flat-felled seams using white thread. White canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Chief Q.M. 15 Army Corps."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 45 1/4 in x 38 1/2 in; 114.935 cm x 97.79 cm
ID Number
AF*25247C
catalog number
25247C
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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