Study for the Patch of the Army Air Force Unit (Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron) in Wiesbaden, Germany

Object Number: 
2001.30c
Date: 
1946
Medium: 
Watercolor and graphite on oiled paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. ( 23.5 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscribed and dated: Lower right in graphite: "Weisbaden 1946"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Weisbaden 1946"
Description: 
Army Air Forces patch design with vertical sword with red flames flanking the blade, poised on a silver star with a red center flanked by gold wings on a blue background, outlined in black; centering line in graphite.
Gallery Label: 
Patch designed for the artist's unit of the Army Air Forces (Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron) in Wiesbaden, Germany, 1946.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Betty Spitz
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group