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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7485
Date: 
1940-1946
Medium: 
Rayon, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 6.4 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: center: "5"
Description: 
Circular patch; blue wool background with blue rayon border; orange rayon number over white parachute in center.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn on the left jacket shoulder of a member of the 5th Air Force Corps.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group