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Shoulder patches

Object Number: 
INV.7462bbb-ddd
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
largest: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 7 x 7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
stitched: bbb: "5" (with white comet) stitched: ccc: "7" (with white star) stitched: ddd: "11" (with white star flanked by yellow wing)
Description: 
Blue rayon patches; all with number and various designs.
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