Patches

Object Number: 
INV.7462g-k
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
largest: 2 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 5.4 x 6.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Triangular blue rayon patches; embroidered with yellow designs including camera, weathervane, cog, missile, and tower with lightning bolts emanating from it.
Gallery Label: 
WWII era Air Force Armament Specialist, Communications Specialist, Engineering Specialist , Photography Specialist, and Weather Specialist lower sleeve insignia.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group