Embroidery and lithograph
Silk, paper, paperboard
Overall: 20 x 35 x 1 in. ( 50.8 x 88.9 x 2.5 cm )
stenciled: on stripes: "PERMANENT/ PARTY,/ HART ISLAND,/ N. Y. H."
Sewn silk U.S. campaign flag with thirty-six white embroidered stars in the canton; stenciled inscription in the stripes; photograph of Col. Matthais Ewen to the left of the flag under a paperboard mat; framed.
Col. Mattias Ewen belonged to the 56th Regiment of the New York Volunteers during the Civil War.
Gift of Mr. Donald D. Morgan
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