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Sleeve patch

Object Number: 
1937.32
Date: 
1914-1918
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 11.4 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Curved, rectangular felt patch divided into three stripes: blue, yellow, and red.
Gallery Label: 
This patch was sewn to the sleeve of a uniform jacket worn by a soldier with the 165th U.S. Infantry (formerly the 69th NY National Guard) during World War I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James R. Canny
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group