Designating Flag, 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps

Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with blue triangles forming each corner. The edges of the triangles facing the center of the flag are convex. In the center of the flag is a red six-point star inset. White cotton hoist with no grommets. All machine stitching; flag seams are flat-felled. Inscription on hoist reads "4th Brg 1st Div 8 Army Corps...[illegible] Phila".
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: 69 3/4 in x 51 in; 177.165 cm x 129.54 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
AF*25238H
catalog number
25238H
accession number
64127
subject
Military
Flags
Civil War
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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