Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a red border at the hoist edge. White circle in the center of the flag. White cotton hoist is machine-stitched with an open sleeve; no grommets in heading. The hoist fabric has one blue horizontal thread running through it. Flag seams are flat-felled and machine-stitched with blue, undyed, red, dark brown, and black threads. Hand-stitched whipstitch at fly to close end seam. Inscription on hoist reads "2nd Div. 2nd Brg 1st Army Corps R C Toy [illegible]".
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)
Measurements
overall: 72 1/2 in x 55 in; 184.15 cm x 139.7 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25232K
catalog number
25232K
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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