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Signal flag

Description

Signal flag or "guidon" to attach to a spear. "Spear was picked up by General Casey. It fell at his feet in Mexico," reads label which was attached to flag. Two pieces of fabric, one red, one green stitched together and hand hemmed on other edges. Both pieces of fabric taper to pointed end, creating double-pointed flag.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Visual Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
FLAG, SIGNAL
flags
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
7 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.1014
GUSN
25974

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