On View
Military History Gallery
Exhibition
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
Issued by
United States Navy, American, founded 1775
Owned by
Master Chief Petty Officer Goines, William H., American
Date
1974 - 1987
Medium
thread and synthetic fiber
Dimensions
H x W: 4 1/2 × 3 in. (11.4 × 7.6 cm)
Description
Blue patch with a depiction of an open parachute in yellow stitching. The parachute has blue text on the canopy [NAVY]. On top of the suspension lines is an anchor in yellow. Below the parachute is a banner outlined in yellow with yellow text within which reads [PARACHUTE / TEAM].
Place depicted
United States, North and Central America
Classification
Awards and Medals
Type
patches (costume accessories)
Topic
Men
Military
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Retired Master Chief Petty Officer William H. Goines
Object number
2015.202.3.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aa855781-9e24-4255-a6b5-0b1ac83809fa
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