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Missouri State Flag

Missouri State Flag

$18.00

The state of Missouri Flag is digitally printed on 200 denier SolarMax® nylon. The fabric is made for outdoor use with four rows of stitching on the fly end. The material of the flag starts as white, the blue & red stripe along with the state seal are printed using DuPont ink. The flag is treated to resist sun and chemical deterioration. The state of Missouri flag is printed single side reverse, which means it reads correctly on the front and reads in reverse on the back, our minds can easily read in reverse, so I’m sure you have never noticed the text was backwards. Our flags are have canvas header material and brass grommets on 12″x18″ through 6’x10′. 8’x12′ and larger are finished with D Rings and either canvas webbing or rope and thimble. 4’x6′ and smaller are available with pole hem and/or fringe.

MADE in the USA

History of Missouri State Flag:

  • Adopted March 22, 1913
  • In 1861 the first flag of Missouri was created, it was the arms of Missouri in gold on a blue flag
  • The current flag has 3 horizontal stripes red at the top, white in the middle, and blue at the bottom with the arms of Missouri in the middle
    • The red represents valor and purity 
    • The blue represents permanency, vigilance, and justice of the state
    • The 3 colors also represent the French influence on the state in the early years
    • The 24 white stars around the seal represent Missouri as the 24th US state
  • Marie Elizabeth Oliver was appointed the project to design the state flag, she started the project in 1908 with the Daughters of the American Revolution 
  • She did a lot of research and had Mark Kochitzky paint a paper flag
    • The flag failed to pass in the House 
    • When the Missouri state capitol burned down in 1911, her design burned with it
    • She then created a silk version of the flag which was then adopted on March 22, 1913
Size

12inx18in, 2ftx3ft, 3ftx5ft, 4ftx6ft, 5ftx8ft, 6ftx10ft, 8ftx12ft, 10ftx15ft, 12ftx18ft

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