Chevrons

Object Number: 
INV.7472e
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 14.3 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Olive-drab felt patch with three brown chevrons at top; in center is a gold thread eagle perched atop a wheel, which is surmounted by a crossed key and sword; at bottom of patch a brown stripe.
Gallery Label: 
These chevrons were worn by a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army Quartermaster General's Department, on the upper sleeve of his uniform jacket.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group