Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with yellow fringe on all edges except for the hoist edge. In the center of the flag is an applique of three white arrows; two arrows are crossed diagonally and the third arrow horizontally bisects these two. White canvas hoist with an inscription reading "2nd Div 3rd Brg 17 Army Corps R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." Machine-stitched with flat-felled seams. Applique and yarn fringe are machine-stitched. Fringe is coming loose near the upper heading.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
ID Number
AF.25247K
catalog number
25247K
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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