American Flag & Flag Pole Terminology
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The blue field of white stars. Also known as the "field" or "Jack"
Heavy fabric used to secure the flag to the flagpole halyard line. Usually made of durable cotton or synthetic canvas.
Brass ring or eyelet (normally in the heading) for mounting outdoor flags.
The device at the top of an outdoor flagpole that houses the pulley wheel.
A decorative top for a flagpole, often an eagle, spear or ball.
F Snap Hooks
Hardware made of either brass or molded nylon to attach the flag to the halyard line.
The device used to secure the bottom of the flagpole halyard.
Rope used to raise the flag; can be external and tied to a cleat or internal.
I Flash Collar
The cover for the base of the flagpole; used for cosmetic and protective purposes.
J Foundation Tube
Cylinder tube used as a form for the concrete base of an in-ground flagpole.
A flagpole mounted on a building at an angle other than vertical.
A flag with pole hem and fringe for indoor display and parade use.