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It is a banner of arms (ratio 1:2).
Source: Twitter account
Coat of Arms:
Shield Azure, a saltire Ermine between four fleurs de lis Or.
The college was founded in 1886 by Elizabeth Wordsworth and was one of the four colleges for women. Using money left to her by her father, who had been Bishop of Lincoln, she named the college after one of her father's 13th-century predecessors, Hugh of Avalon, who was canonised in 1220. The arms, the traditional arms of St. Hugh of Lincoln, based on those of Avalon in the Dauphiné, namely, have not been granted.
Source: John P. Brooke-Little: Oxford University and its Colleges, Oxford 1962
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 March 2019
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 March 2019
Blade is parted per chevron pointing to loom of white and navy blue, the white triangle is parted one more tome per chevron of yellow and white, yellow ring at loom’s end.
Source: (for current versions):
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 March 2019