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National Flag of the Republic of Paraguay, ca. 1940s


flag of Red white and blue horizontal bars with the crest for the Republic of Paraguay in the center white field

Title: National Flag of the Republic of Paraguay
Accession #: NHHC 1962-247-DL
Circa: 1944
Size: 43 x 83
Medium: Cloth
Location: Headquarters Artifact Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command

One national flag from the Republic of Paraguay. The flag has a white hoist with two metal grommets. The fly consists of three horizontal stripes, from the top red, white, and blue. In the center of the white stripe is the Paraguay Coat of Arms. The Coat of Arms is circular with a white background and Republica Del Paraguay across the top. There is a green palm branch on the left and a green olive branch to the right. In the middle is a five-point star. 

This flag is from a collection of flags that were used on the Washington Navy Yard and the presidential yacht USS Williamsburg (AGC-369) for visits by foreign dignitaries.

Published: Thu Jan 18 11:41:28 EST 2018