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

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. A red number "1" is stenciled in red paint on top of the crossed swords. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Brg. 3rd Div. Cavalry. Command." Machine stitching; flat-felled panel seam.
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)
paint (part: number "1" material)
Measurements
overall: 73 1/8 in x 48 in; 185.74512 cm x 121.92 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25260K
catalog number
25260K
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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