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Shoulder patches

Object Number: 
INV.7468p-r
Date: 
1940-1965
Medium: 
Rayon
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
sewn: p: "V" sewn: q: "IX" sewn: r: "X"
Description: 
Rayon patches embroidered with Roman numerals; one is a red shield with white numeral; one is blue and circular with red numeral; other half-white, half-blue.
Gallery Label: 
These patches were worn by various corps of the U.S. Army.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Henry O. Havemeyer, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group