Chevrons

Object Number: 
INV.7472y-bb
Date: 
1910-1940
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
largest: 5 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 1/8 in. ( 14 x 8.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Four olive felt patches with olive or brown chevrons at top; two have three chevrons with a curved stripe at bottom; one has two chevrons, and another has three; all have a gold thread flaming bomb in center.
Gallery Label: 
These chevrons were worn by members of the U.S. Army Ordnance 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