Chevrons

Object Number: 
INV.7472uv
Date: 
1918-1920
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
largest: 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 14 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Two olive felt patches with three olive chevrons at top; one patch has a curved stripe at bottom; both have two gold thread wings atop wheel in center.
Gallery Label: 
These chevrons were worn by sergeants in the U.S. Army Transportation Corps on the upper sleeves of their uniform jackets.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group