Flag of the President of the United States facts for kids
The flag of the President of the United States consists of the presidential coat of arms on a dark blue background.
Attached to the order were illustrations of the seal and flag, and also a set of "specifications" for the flag, which defines more precise colors for the elements than does the blazon of the coat of arms:
Stars, large and small—white.
- Chief—light blue.
- Stripes—white and red.
- Wings, body, upper legs—shades of brown.
- Head, neck, tail—white, shaded gray.
- Beak, feet, lower legs—yellow.
- Talons—dark gray, white highlights.
Arrows—white, shaded gray.
- Leaves, stem—shades of green.
- Olives—light green.
Clouds—white, shaded gray.
Scroll—white with gray shadows.
All dimensions are exclusive of heading and hems. Device to appear on both sides of flag but will appear reversed on reverse side of flag, except that the motto shall read from left to right on both sides.
Early presidential flags
It is illegal to reproduce or sell the flag of the President pursuant to Title 18 of the United States Code § 713(b). This is because it substantially reproduces the Seal of the President.
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