Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7475bbbbbb
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 16.5 x 11.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Shield-shaped navy cotton patch; three red felt chevrons near bottom of patch; connected to the top chevron is a curved red stripe, upon which is perched a gold metal eagle; in the space between the top chevron and the stripe is a gold metal cannon.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by a staff sergeant in an Army artillery 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