Evolutionary Vexillography: One Flag’s Influence in Modern Design

  title={Evolutionary Vexillography: One Flag’s Influence in Modern Design},
  author={Donagh Healy},
  journal={Raven: A Journal of Vexillology},
  • D. Healy
  • Published 1 July 1994
  • History
  • Raven: A Journal of Vexillology
Recent advances in the field of anthropology have revealed the existence of a true “Eve,” i.e., a woman from whom all modern humans have descended. This research was based on a study of the mitochondrial DNA found in the cytoplasm of cells, which is inherited exclusively from the female parent. (Regular DNA is inherited equally from both parents and, therefore, is not as easily traceable.) In the field of vexillography (flag designing) can one find a comparable “Eve,” a flag that has inspired… 

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