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Shoulder patches

Object Number: 
INV.7465xxxxxx-ddddddd
Date: 
1940-1965
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, rayon
Dimensions: 
largest: 5 x 2 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 12.7 x 6.7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: ddddddd: "P OF E"
Description: 
Triangular patches; one is black felt embroidered with yellow rayon salamandar; one is brown with light blue lettering in center; other black with yellow cotton crosshairs; others enbroidered with multicolored sections.
Gallery Label: 
The multicolored patches were worn by members of U.S. Army armored units.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group