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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7475yyyyy
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Wool, rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Shield-shaped black felt patch; white rayon eagle at top, perched over three interlocking rings; and three red felt chevrons at bottom of patch.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a sergeant in an Army or Navy corps on the upper left sleeve of his uniform jacket.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group