Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
1972.2ss
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: inside border: "UNITED STATES COAST GUARD 1790"
Description: 
Circular navy felt patch with yellow rayon crossed anchors on front; in center of anchors is a small rayon shield with horizontal blue bar above red/white stripes; shield encircled by yellow rayon border with yellow lettering inside of it.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Abram J. Abeloff
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group