The flag cords are 9 foot in length and different colours.They are used to tie onto the top of the flag pole and drape down for decoration. They are very attractive with tassels.
It is not clear why flag pole cords are used.It may come from the maypole were ropes or ribbons are used. The maypole was found primarily in England and some parts of Wales and Scotland. The ropes or cords could have been used as a support for flags in windy conditions.Today they are most used for decoration purposes. Flag pole cords set of the look of a flagpole and flag.are used.