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by Mario Fabretto, 24 February 1998
One of the original 13 colonies, Connecticut is represented by a star and a stripe on the 13 star U.S. flags.
The General Assembly of 1897 provided an official description of the flag:
Dimensions: 5' 6'' in length, 4'4'' in widthDov Gutterman, 11 October 1998
Colors: azure blue silk with the armorial bearing in argent white silk with the design in natural colors and border of the shield embroidered in gold and silver. Below the shield there is white streamer, cleft at each end, bordered in gold and browns. The motto on the streamer is in dark blue.
by Joe McMillan, 21 April 2000
The state military crest, which is the crest used in the coats of arms of units of the National Guard, as granted by the precursor organizations of what is now the Army Institute of Heraldry. The official Institute of Heraldry blazon is
"A grapevine supported and fructed proper."
Joe McMillan, 21 April 2000