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Shoulder patches

Object Number: 
INV.7462pp-qq
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 3.8 x 9.8 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: pp: "AIR TRANSPORT COMMAND" stitched: qq: "TACTICAL CENTER"
Description: 
Curved, blue rayon stripes; embroidered with yellow lettering.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group