Delaware Flag History
Adopted: July 24, 1913; 104 years ago
§ 306 State flag.
The design of the official state flag shall be as follows: A background of colonial blue surrounding a diamond of buff in which diamond is placed the correct coat of arms of the State in the colors prescribed by law and in accordance with § 301 of this title, with the words, "December 7, 1787," to be inscribed underneath the diamond.
The official state colors, colonial blue, and buff are designated by the Textile Color Card Association of the United States, Inc., New York, as "Arno blue" Cable No. 10663, and "golden beige" Cable No. 10781 respectively; the color shades having been determined by Colorimetric Specifications of the National Bureau of Standards, United States Department of Commerce, in Test No. 2, 1/140565, dated November 18, 1954, which is on file with the Delaware Public Archives, Dover, Delaware. The colors of the coat of arms and other elements of the state flag shall be the following: Husbandman, trousers of gray-brown, a shirt of red, hat and hilling hoe of brown; rifleman, suit of green, binding, bag, and leggings of buff, hat of brown, powder flask and feather of gray; shield, frame of shaded yellow, a top panel of orange, center panel of the blue, lower panel of white, an ox of red-brown, grass and corn of green, wheat and branches underfoot of the yellow, heraldric wreath to be blue and silver (twisted); a ship under full sail to have a dark hull and white sails; date, December 7, 1787, to be white; cord and tassels to be blue and gold.
NOT ALL DELAWARE STATE FLAGS ARE THE SAME!
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TITLE 29 Delaware State Government General Provisions