Designating Flag, Headquarters, 17th Army Corps

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
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
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
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Civil War
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Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History