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
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
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
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25260C
catalog number
25260C
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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