Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a wide blue border around all three sides. In the center of the flag is a red applique of two crossed swords. A blue or black number "3" is painted on top of the crossed swords. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The hoist has an inscription on each side; one side reads "3rd Brg. 1st Div. Cavalry. Command." and the reverse side reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th St. Phila Pa." The flag has machine-stitched 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 (part: heading material)
paint (part: number "3" material)
Measurements
overall: 67 3/8 in x 45 1/2 in; 171.1325 cm x 115.57 cm
ID Number
AF.25260E
catalog number
25260E
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Flags
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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