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The coat of arms is a modernisation of the old arms of Sisak, granted in XVIII century. The flag is quartered by a white cross in blue and green, with the coat of arms in the middle. It is not known if the design is approved by the Ministry of Administration. Another flag - blue over green with thin white stripe in between and coat of arms in the middle was also reported - status unknown.
Author's observations on the streets of Sisak, 1997.
Zeljko Heimer

Coat of Arms

by Zeljko Heimer

Historical Flag of the 1st Croatian and Slavonian Veteran Society of Archduke Joseph in Sisak - after 1874

Historical Flag of the 1st Croatian and Slavonian Veteran Society of Archduke Joseph in Sisak - after 1874
Double yellow silk brocade, tassels, oak, relief embroidery, applique, carving
146 x 186 cm, length of staff 360 cm

Rectangular flag with a border of embroidered black triangles and tassels on the ends. Obverse: in the centre of the field in separate cartouches the coats of arms of Croatia and Slavonia surmounted by a crown. The inscription around the coats of arms reads: I hrv.slav, veteransko druztvo 'Nadvojvode Josipa' u Sisku. Reverse: bust of Emperor Francis Joseph I with the motto: Za kralja i domovinu! The flag is fixed to the staff with brass studs. The natural coloured staff had a finial that has not been preserved.

The flag was donated to the National Museum by the First Croatian and Slavonian Veterans' Society from Sisak.

J. Borosak-Marijanovic, Zastave kroz stoljeca, Zagreb, 1996, catalogue number 80, page 137.

From Croatian History Museum site by courtesy of Jelena Borosak Marijanovic.
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