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Rio Grande Republic Flag - 3 x 5 ft. Sewn Nylon Flag 3 x 5 ft. MTO (Made in America)
Flag of the Republic of the Rio Grand
7th Flag over texas
This is a Made-To-Order flag of tough, durable and long-lasting nylon fabric, with solid brass grommets. This is fully sewn, not printed. All materials are made in the USA, fabricated here. More details on fabrics and construction below. Please allow two weeks for your flag to be cut and sewn. The bottom bar on the original flag was green. (Since the 1930’s it has been common for the bar to be done in black, but green is the authentic color.) ”
two week production before delivery time
The three northern states of Mexico – Cohahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas – declared independence in October 1838. A republic was formed in January of 1839. On January 28th the republic’s flag was raised in the town square of Guerrero.
Laredo was made Capital of the Republic of the Rio Grande on January 17, 1840. Each year Laredo holds the largest and oldest George Washington Birthday Parade in the world, and during the two week celebration the Republic of the Rio Grande meets and holds an election of a new President. Republic of the Rio Grande money is circulated, with the photo of the new President on it. The Republic officially lasted 283 days, and was a result of the actions of Santa Anna when he revoked the Mexican Constitution of 1824.
You won’t find nylon flags with higher tensile and tear strength. It has excellent strength retention under UV exposure, and high resistance to UV fading. The colors are deep, bright, and last over time due to the aniline dye process. They have better wash-fastness and light-fastness than nylons of similar fabric construction. One inch double edge fold around flag, with four rows of stitching on the fly edge. There is 1 1/2 inch reinforced stitching vertically at the fly corners, and 3 1/2 inch reinforced hem stitching (horizontal) at top of bottom of the fly.