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New York - Governor's flag (U.S.)
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Description of the flag
Here are the Governor's flags, from State Military Regulation 16, section 2, 8 April 1966:
In an unrelated note, the official State muffin is the apple muffin and the ladybug (coccinella novemnotata) is the official insect.
- a. The flag of the Governor is of blue wool bunting, 10.2 feet hoist by
16 feet fly. In each of the four corners is a white five-pointed star with
one point upwards, and in the center of the flag is the coat of arms of the
- b. The color of the Governor is of blue silk, 4 feet 4 inches hoist by 5
feet 6 inches fly, of the same design as that of the flag of the Governor
and trimmed on three edges with a knotted fringe of blue and gold bullion
2.5 inches wide. The device and stars are embroidered. The staff is of wood,
ebony finish, single screw jointed, 10 feet 3 inches in length, including
gold-plated head and ferrule. The head is a spear 7.75 inches in height.
Attached just below the head of the staff is a cord 8 feet 6 inches in
length, with a tassel at each end. Cord and tassel are of blue and gold silk
- c. The boat flag of the Governor is of blue wool bunting, 3 feet hoist
by 4 feet fly, of the same design as that of the flag of the Governor.
- d. The automobile flag of the Governor is of blue silk or other suitable
material, 1 foot 6 inches hoist by 2 feet 2 inches fly, of the same design
as that of the flag of the Governor, and is trimmed on three edges with a
knotted fringe of blue and gold silk strands 1.5 inches wide.
Kurt Stutt, 1 July 1996
In use since circa 1900 [smi75a]; current regulation 1966.
Joe McMillan, 25 February 2000