The white cross was used as a military ensign in the 14th century. The addition of the cross being suspended in a red field was introduced during the Napoleonic period of the 1800s. This flag was officially adopted by Switzerland in 1889. The Swiss flag traditionally stands for freedom, honor and fidelity.
The Switzerland Flag with Pole Hem and Fringe is made from durable 200-Denier nylon that has been treated to resist fading. The flag is finished with a 3 in., flannel-lined pole hem with Velcro hang tab and bordered with gold rayon fringe. Its image is dyed, single-sided, and reversed on the back. This flag is suitable for indoor or parade use.
This flag is used by Switzerland’s government and displayed at the U.N. Headquarters in New York.
Please Note: This flag is made to order. When out of stock, please allow up to 2 weeks for shipping.
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