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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with yellow fringe on all edges except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is a blue cotton arrow applique; the arrow is horizontal and points toward the fly. White cotton canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "3rd Div 1st Brg 17 Army Corps R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." Machine stitching.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: applique material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 46 in x 45 1/8 in; 116.84 cm x 114.6175 cm
ID Number
AF.25247M
accession number
64127
catalog number
25247M
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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