Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Sky-blue rayon shield; white "1" in center, flanked by yellow wings; with crossed white swords at bottom against wine-red background; at top of patch is yellow lettering against black stripe.
This patch was worn by a member of a U.S. Army Airborne Division, on the upper left sleeve of his uniform jacket.
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.