Designating Flag, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with an orange (or faded red) cotton applique of two crossed swords in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. Machine stitching; flat-felled panel seams. The inscription on the hoist reads "R C Toy 49 N 9th Phila. CAVALRY Corps Army POTOMAC 1st Brg 1st Div."
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 and applique material)
Measurements
overall: 67 3/8 in x 49 1/8 in; 171.1325 cm x 124.7775 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25229E
catalog number
25229E
accession number
64127
subject
Civil War
Military
Flags
Flags
Civil War
Designating Flags
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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