largest: 6 x 4 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm )
Shield-shaped black felt patches; both have white rayon eagle at top, perched over a star; and varying numbers of red felt chevrons at bottom of patch; one has three chevrons; the other has three chevrons with a curved stripe connected to the top chevron, with the star between the stripe and the chevron.
These patches were worn by members of an Army or Navy corps on the upper left sleeve of their uniform jackets. Three chevrons indicate a sergeant, and the curved stripe denotes a staff sergeant.
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
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