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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7468aa
Date: 
1940-1965
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: "B/H" (Black Hawk squadron)
Description: 
Red rayon shield embroidered with black eagle; eagle has red shield with black lettering on its breast.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a member of the U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter unit.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group