Rayon, wool, cotton
largest: 4 3/4 x 3 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 12.1 x 9.2 x 0.3 cm )
Rayon patches in various shapes and colors; all with embroidered designs; some with animals, others with geometric shapes, arrows, swords, crosses, and plants.
These patches were worn by various branches of the U.S. Army and Navy, on the upper sleeves of their uniform jackets.
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.