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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7494
Date: 
1940-1946
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 14.6 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Shield-shaped white patch with three dark blue chevrons sewn at bottom, and eagle perched above "S" inside diamond in center.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was worn on the left shoulder of a Navy uniform jacket. The "S" probably indicates Shore Patrol.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group