Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7475zzzzz
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Wool, rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 12.7 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Shield-shaped black felt patch; white rayon eagle at top, perched over crossed axes flanked by wing on both sides; and red felt chevron at bottom of patch.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a private first class 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