Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia

Designating Flag, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Department of West Virginia

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Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. White field with a blue border around all sides except for the hoist. In the center of the flag is an eagle, in flight, with an olive branch and three arrows in its talons. The eagle is painted in black pigment. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the front of the hoist reads "2nd Brg 2nd Div Dept. of West Va." The inscription on the reverse reads "R.C. Toy 49.N.9th Phila."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flag, designating
date made
ca 1890-1897
maker
Robert C. Toy
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wool (overall material)
cotton (heading material)
paint (eagle material)
Measurements
overall: 63 in x 45 in; 160.02 cm x 114.3 cm
ID Number
AF.25261J
catalog number
25261J
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
Civil War
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Military
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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