Designating Flag, Artillery Brigade, 17th Army Corps

Description:

Wool bunting pennant flag. Red field with yellow fringe on all edges of the flag except for the hoist. Cotton applique white horizontal arrow, pointing towards the fly, in the center of the flag. White canvas hoist with an inscription that reads "Brg/Art'y 15 Army Corps R.C. Toy 49 N. 9th Phila." Machine-stitched using white thread.

Date Made: 1890-1897

Maker: Robert C. Toy

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: FlagsCivil WarRelated Event: Civil War

Subject:

See more items in: Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military, Civil War, Military, Flags, Designating Flags

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.25247BCatalog Number: 25247BAccession Number: 64127

Object Name: flag, designating

Physical Description: wool (overall material)cotton (part: applique material)canvas (part: heading material)Measurements: overall: 45 1/4 in x 43 3/8 in; 114.935 cm x 110.1725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-da38-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1371390

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