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Patch

Object Number: 
INV.7484
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Wool, rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 5.4 x 4.1 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular brown felt patch with four gold rayon bars sewn to front.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn on the lower sleeve of an Army uniform coat. Each bar indicated six months overseas service, so the soldier who wore this patch served two years abroad.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group