Banner featuring the Maryland coat of arms. Black and gold swags with gold fringe at top. A man holding a shovel leans his elbow on the crest on the left of the composition while a man holding a fish mirrors his pose on the opposite side. A crown sits on top of the crest. Under the image is a banner inscribed with the state motto: "FATTI MASCHI PAROLE FEMINE." Ermine tails are painted under the banner. The image is surrounded by a red curtain.