Designating Flag, Quartermaster, 1st Division, 25th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting tapered swallowtail flag. White field with two diagonal blue stripes (or bends). Each bend starts at one end of the hoist, crossing at the fork, and extending to the opposite swallowtail. Offset towards the hoist is a red square applique. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The hoist has two inscriptions: one side reads "Q.M. 1st Div 25th Army Corps" while the reverse reads "R.C. Toy 49.N.9th Phila." The flag has flat-felled seams.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (part: heading material)
Measurements
overall: 67 3/16 in x 37 1/16 in; 170.65625 cm x 94.13875 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25255C
catalog number
25255C
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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