The New Mexico state flag, officially adopted in 1920 from a design submitted by Santa Fe archaeologist Harry Mera, has won many accolades over the years for its elegantly simple design. In 2001, the North American Vexillological Association (no, I didn’t know there was such an organization either: https://nava.org/ ) rated its design as the top state or territorial flag in all of the United States and Canada. It’s also the only state flag in the United States which does not have blue or white as one of its colors. You can look up more information on the New Mexico flag on wikipedia or other websites but here is the most important thing you should know about our flag:
It’s dummy proof — you can’t rally hang it upside down or backwards. It always looks the same.