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Shoulder patches

Object Number: 
INV.7462eee-rrr
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 8.3 x 8.3 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: eee: "20" stitched: fff: "9" stitched: ggg: "10" stitched: hhh: "IX" stitched: iii: "1" stitched: jjj: "13" stitched: kkk: "15" stitched: lll: "12" stitched: mmm: "AISCE"
Description: 
Blue rayon patches; all have red medalion in center of white star that is flanked by yellow wings; at top of patches are various designs, among them are galleons, stars, and numbers.
Gallery Label: 
These patches were probably worn by members of U.S. Air Force units.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group