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New York - Governor's flag (U.S.)

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[Flag of Governor of New York] image by Clay Moss, 15 February 2009



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Description of the flag

Here are the Governor's flags, from State Military Regulation 16, section 2, 8 April 1966:

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 State.
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 strands.
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.
In an unrelated note, the official State muffin is the apple muffin and the ladybug (coccinella novemnotata) is the official insect.
Kurt Stutt, 1 July 1996

In use since circa 1900 [smi75a]; current regulation 1966.
Joe McMillan, 25 February 2000