"This U.S. Marine Corps Flag is suitable for Parades or Indoor Display, the Colonial Nyl-Glo Flag is made of 100% Nylon and trimmed with two inch gold rayon fringe. The flannel lined hem slides over standard 1 1/4 in. Flagpoles and has a tab sewn inside for attaching to Flagpole. A variety of colors were carried by the United States Marine Corps troops from the Revolution onward. Their designs varied. The emblem of the Corps, consisting of a globe placed over an anchor and bearing at the top an eagle, has been in use from at least the First World War onward. The globe features the New World, site of most early Marine Corps military engagements. Red and gold were made the official colors of the Corps in 1925 and the current standard (flag) of the Corps was established in 1939. The scroll held in the beak of the eagle in this flag bears the Latin motto SEMPER FEDELIS (Always Faithful). "