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

Object Number: 
2001.30d
Date: 
c. 1946
Medium: 
Gouache, watercolor, and graphite on heavy watercolor paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 9/16 x 2 in. ( 6.5 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Army Air Forces patch design in shape of a shield featuring a vertical sword with red flames flanking the blade, at whose apex is a white star; poised on white star with a red center flanked by gold wings on a blue background.
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