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Shoulder patch

Object Number: 
INV.7490
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Wool, silk, metal, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 x 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Shield-shaped badge divided into two sections; bottom has three red silk and two silver metal lace stripes; top has silver metal sun and star against blue felt background.
Gallery Label: 
This shoulder patch was worn by an American soldier serving in the China-India-Burma Theatre during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson, 1946
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group