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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7462tt
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 9.5 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: "DAF"
Description: 
Shield-shaped patch; white rayon shield with yellow cross in center, flanked by yellow wings and set against blue felt background; above shield is red lettering; at top of patch is target, and white star with red medallion in its center, all against gray rayon background.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of U.S. Air Force unit.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group