Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
1972.2aaa
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: inside border: "UNITED STATES/ARMY"
Description: 
Circular patch; yellow rayon eagle in center, grasping arrows in one talon and green branch in other; above eagle are blue stars inside wavy-line yellow border; eagle encircled by yellow border, inside of which is yellow lettering; all against white felt background.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Abram J. Abeloff
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group