Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7431c
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 2 in. ( 0.3 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: "SEABEES"
Description: 
Circular rayon patch; embroidered with bumblebee against navy background, with white edging.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of the Navy Seabees on the left sleeve of his jacket during World War II. The Seabees were the Navy's construction corps.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Merscher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group