Swiss Schutzenfahn with Arquebus & Crossbow Motifs







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Fahne (profan). Schützenpanner der Stadt Zürich.
Seidentaffet, bemalt.
1513.
Masse Fahnenblatt: Höhe 70 cm, Breite 73 cm.
(KZ-5639.1-2)

Drapeau (profane). Bannière des tireurs de la ville de Zurich.
Taffetas peint.
Datation: 1513.
Dimensions (étamine): hauteur 70 cm, largeur 73 cm.


Flag (secular). Shooter's banner of the city of Zurich.
Silk taffeta, painted.
1513AD
Main flag: height 70 cm, width 73 cm.
Swiss National Museum (KZ-5639.1-2)
Faded white and blue, with a red schwenkel with a black cross. On one side is an arquebus, on the other a crossbow.



See also 108. SWISS FLAGS, in Armies of the Middle Ages, volume 1 by Ian Heath
Swiss Standard Bearers of the Renaissance by Urs Graf