Designating Flag, Division Headquarters, 1st Veteran Army Corps

Description
Rectangular wool bunting flag. White field with red heptagonal applique with a circle cutout in the center (meaning the white circle in the center is the ground fabric). The edges of the heptagon are concave. White paint outlines seven red spears (applique fabric) that extend from the circle and terminate at each angle in the heptagon. Green laurel leaves painted in the white circle. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "Div Headquarters 1st Veteran Army Corps." The flag has machine-stitched 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 (laurel material)
paint (outline of spears material)
Measurements
overall: 74 1/2 in x 56 3/4 in; 189.23 cm x 144.145 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25258B
catalog number
25258B
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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