Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with yellow fringe on all edges except for the hoist. In the center of the flag are three faded red cotton arrows; two arrows are crossed diagonally and the third arrow horizontally bisects these two. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Div 3rd Brg 17 Army Corps R C Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." Arrow applique is machine-stitched. Flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled seams.
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: 43 in x 43 in; 109.22 cm x 109.22 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25247G
catalog number
25247G
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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