A) Canton: Blue field, white stars. Also known as Field or Jack. B) Heading: Heavy fabric used to secure flag to the halyard line, usually made of durable cotton or synthetic canvas. C) Grommet: Brass ring or eyelet (normally in the heading) for mounting outdoor flags. D) Truck: The device at the top of an outdoor pole that houses the pulley wheel. E) Finial: A decorative top for a flag pole, often an eagle, spear or ball. F) Snap Hooks: Hardware made of either brass or molded nylon to attach the flag to the halyard line. G) Cleat: the device used to secure the bottom of the flagpole halyard. H) Halyard: Rope used to raise the flag; can be external and tied to a cleat, or internal. I) Flash Collar: The cover for the base of the pole, used for cosmetic and protective purposes. J) Foundation Tube: Cylinder tube used as a form for the concrete base of an in-ground flag pole. Hoist End: The part of the flag that attaches to the halyard. Roped Heading: A flag where the hoisted end is reinforced with a rope throughout the heading. Fly End: The end of the flag that “flies” in the breeze, also the part of the flag that endures the most stress. SST: A type of heading that uses the base fabric of the flag to construct a sleeve that usually slides over a pole, with a tab to attach near the top. Fabric Sleeve: A type of heading that adds a piece of fabric to an existing flag to construct a sleeve that usually slides over a pole, with a tab to attach near the top. Pole Hem: The same heading as fabric sleeve but with a fabric lining. Outrigger: A flagpole mounted on a building at an angle other than vertical. Crown™: A flag with pole hem and fringe for indoor display and parade use.