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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7431a
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 0.3 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: "PT"
Description: 
Circular rayon patch; white torpedo inside roped border, against navy background.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of the Navy Motor Torpedomen on the left sleeve of his jacket during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Merscher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group