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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7465pppppppp
Date: 
1940-1965
Medium: 
Wool, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 9.2 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Black felt patch in shape of "A"; red cotton caduceus embroidered onto white felt background near bottom of letter.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of a medical corps attached to the 1st U.S. Army Division.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group