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Designating Flag, Headquarters, 17th Army Corps

Designating Flag, Headquarters, 17th Army Corps

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Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with yellow fringe around all edges except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is a white arrow applique; the horizontal arrow points toward the fly. White canvas hoist with a metal grommet at each end. The inscription on the hoist reads "17 ARMY/CORPS HEAD QUARTERS." Fringe, heading, and applique are all hand-stitched using an overcast stitch. Flag panels are machine-stitched with flat-felled seams.
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Object Name
flag, designating
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
canvas (part: heading material)
overall: 73 1/2 in x 40 in; 186.69 cm x 101.6 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Designating Flags
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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