The Delaware state flag has a buff colored diamond on a field of colonial blue. A coat of arms for the state of Delaware is located the diamond. Inside the diamond a ship represents the importance of commerce to Delaware. Wheat, corn, the ox and the farmer recognize the importance of agriculture to the state. Revolutionary war soldiers are also represented within the diamond. The colors of the Delaware flag represent the colors of the uniform of George Washington. The date below the diamond, December 7,1787, is the day on which Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution.