Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Command, Department of the Cumberland

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a wide yellow border around all three sides. In the center of the flag is a red applique of two crossed swords. The number "1" is stenciled on top of the crossed swords in blue (or possibly black) pigment paint. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "1st Brg. 4th Div'n Cavalry. Command."
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: 65 1/2 in x 43 7/8 in; 166.37 cm x 111.4425 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25260O
catalog number
25260O
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, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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