The flag of Acadia was adopted on August 15,1884. Designed by Father Marcel-Francois Richard, the tricolor represents the Motherland of the Acadians. The yellow star, the Stella Maris, is the symbol of Mary, Acadian national symbol and patron of the mariners. It is set on the blue stripe, because blue is the color of Mary. The yellow color of the star represents the Papacy. Popular favorite for generations, this colorful flag features sturdy construction including white canvas heading and strong brass grommets. Made in China. Made from economy polyester. Measures 3 ft. x 5 ft.