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flag: NYSV...Highlanders

Object Name: Flag
Date: 1860-1880
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Medium: Silk
Dimensions: Overall: 73 x 79 in. ( 185.4 x 200.7 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
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.
Object Number: INV.12303
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Marks: embroidered: all over: "NYSV/ Bull Run/ Chantilly/ Mrs. Fra (?)ke Klein/ Highlanders/ ..." the rest is too deteriorated to make out.