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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7430b
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 7 x 7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: bottom: "SEABEES"
Description: 
Circular rayon patch; brown/yellow bumblebee in center, against navy background.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn by U.S. Navy Seabees, a construction corps that served aboard battleships during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Augustus Kupka
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group