Embroidery and lithograph

Object Number: 
1963.164
Date: 
1861-1865
Medium: 
Silk, paper, paperboard
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 35 x 1 in. ( 50.8 x 88.9 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stenciled: on stripes: "PERMANENT/ PARTY,/ HART ISLAND,/ N. Y. H."
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
Col. Mattias Ewen belonged to the 56th Regiment of the New York Volunteers during the Civil War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Donald D. Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group