Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Department of West Virginia

Designating Flag, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Department of West Virginia

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Description
Wool bunting pennant flag. Blue field with a white border around all three sides. 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 white and black pigment paint and faces the hoist of the flag. White cotton hoist with no grommets. The inscription on the hoist reads "3rd Brg 3rd Div Dept. of. West Va." The flag is machine-stitched.
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: 48 1/2 in x 55 3/8 in; 123.19 cm x 140.6525 cm
ID Number
AF.25261N
catalog number
25261N
accession number
64127
subject
Flags
Civil War
Civil War
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Military
Designating Flags
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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