Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a red applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. Painted over the crossed swords is a blue "1" (or black?). White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Brg. 1st Div. Cavalry. Command." The flag is machine-stitched with flat-felled panel seams.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
paint (number "1" material)
Measurements
overall: 72 1/8 in x 48 in; 183.1975 cm x 121.92 cm
ID Number
AF.25260C
catalog number
25260C
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

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