Signal flag

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-25974

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

Descriptive Terms

flags
wool (textile)
Wool
FLAG, SIGNAL

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1946.1014