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Nevada State Flag

Nevada State Flag

$18.00

The state of Nevada 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 background and the seal are printed using DuPont ink. The flag is treated to resist sun and chemical deterioration. The state of Nevada 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 Nevada State Flag:

  • Adopted July 25, 1991
  • The flag has the state emblem in the upper left corner on a cobalt background 
  • The state emblem has a silver star in the middle that represents the silver state
  • Above the star, there is a banner that says “battle born” 
  • Below the star says “Nevada” 
  • Below Nevada is Sagebrush, the states flower, with some yellow flowers
  • The first flag of Nevada was made by Governor John Sparks and Colonel Harry Day in 1905. 
    • The flag was the same blue as the US Flag, OG Blue
    • The design was based on the states natural resources, silver and gold
    • In the color silver “Silver” is written at the top of the flag with 8 silver stars below it
    • Below the 8 silver stars are 9 gold stars
    • Below the 9 gold stars is “Nevada” written in Silver with 2 big silver stars on each side of Nevada
    • Below Nevada are 9 Gold stars
    • Below the 9 gold stars are 8 silver stars
    • Below the 8 silver stars is the word “Gold” in gold
  •  The current flag was designed in a contest that was held in 1926
    • Louis Shellback III was the winner
    • The state legislature had some revisions they wanted done and there were some arguments between the two houses over the placement of the word “Nevada” 
    • In 1929 the flag was officially adopted, this version with Nevada circling the star was used until 1991
    • In 1991, Nevada was moved below the star which is the current flag today
Size

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

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