Designating Flag, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting rectangular flag. Blue field with yellow fringe on all sides except sides except the hoist. Faded red cotton arrow applied to the center of flag; the horizontal arrow points to the fly. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div. 17 Army Corps." Machine-stitched.
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: 51 in x 41 in; 129.54 cm x 104.14 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25247D
catalog number
25247D
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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