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Shoulder patches

Object Number: 
1972.2uu-zz
Date: 
1940-1950
Medium: 
Rayon, wool
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 3/8 x 3 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 8.6 x 9.8 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: top of uu: "9" sewn: top of vv: "3" sewn: top of ww: "8" sewn: top of xx: "2" sewn: top of yy: "7" sewn: top of zz: "6"
Description: 
Triangular rayon patched edged with brown felt; divided into three sections, with yellow section at the top of the triangle, and blue/red on bottom; black tank crossed by red lightning bolt in center; each patch has a number in the yellow section.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Abram J. Abeloff
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group