Designating Flag, Headquarters, 17th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with yellow fringe around all edges except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is a white arrow applique; the horizontal arrow points toward the fly. White canvas hoist with a metal grommet at each end. The inscription on the hoist reads "17 ARMY/CORPS HEAD QUARTERS." Fringe, heading, and applique are all hand-stitched using an overcast stitch. Flag panels are machine-stitched with flat-felled seams.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 73 1/2 in x 40 in; 186.69 cm x 101.6 cm
ID Number
AF*25276A
catalog number
25276A
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Designating Flags
Civil War
Flags
Civil War
event
Civil War
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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