American Flag Parts

A. Header (a strong fabric used to reinforce the grommets and strengthen the flag)

B. Grommet (a reinforced hole in the header for mounting the flag, usually brass or another metal)

C. Canton, Field, or Union (In the case of an American flag , this is the blue field with the stars)

D. Fly End (the end that flaps)

E. Fly

F. Hoist (the end mounted to the flagpole )


 

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