Cap patches

Object Number: 
INV.7462rr-ss
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon, wool
Dimensions: 
largest: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 4.4 x 4.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Circular felt patches; one red and other light blue; both embroidered with white parachute.
Gallery Label: 
These patches were worn by members of U.S. Army paratrooper units.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group