Designating Flag, 3rd 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 applique of three 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 "3rd Div 3rd Brg 17 Army Corps R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." Applique, fringe, and flag panels are machine-stitched. Panels have 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: 44 1/4 in x 42 in; 112.395 cm x 106.68 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25247O
catalog number
25247O
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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