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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a yellow fringe on all edges except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is a blue cotton applique of two arrows crossed diagonally. The arrows point toward the fly. White cotton canvas hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Div 2nd Brig 17 Army Corps R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." The flag is 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: 46 in x 43 in; 116.84 cm x 109.22 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25247N
catalog number
25247N
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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