flag: NYSV...Highlanders

Object Number: 
INV.12303
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 73 x 79 in. ( 185.4 x 200.7 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: all over: "NYSV/ Bull Run/ Chantilly/ Mrs. Fra (?)ke Klein/ Highlanders/ ..." the rest is too deteriorated to make out.
Description: 
Silk embroidered regimental flag of the New York State Volunteers Highlanders; an embroidered American bald eagle is in the center holding a draped American flag and laurel branches in its talons in multi-colored silk chenille embroidery threads; embroidered around the eagle are the names of Civile War battles, Chantilly, Bull Run, ect.; yellow silk fringe on the top and bottom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group