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#1 nchistory

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 08:58 AM

Korean War FU 1st MarDiv Japanese patch. I was told Japanese made, but uncertain. Thoughts?
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Posted 26 March 2019 - 08:59 AM

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 09:01 AM

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 09:04 AM

Any ideas on material?
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Posted 26 March 2019 - 09:04 AM

Is this twill front, wool backing?

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 09:36 AM

The base material should be a silk not twill. It does look a bit like twill from the photo, but I think the photo is causing that. The backing is silk. The embroidery is silk. Stereotypical Japanese work. Silk embroidery on wool would be more characteristic of Korean work. 



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Posted 26 March 2019 - 11:39 AM

The base material should be a silk not twill. It does look a bit like twill from the photo, but I think the photo is causing that. The backing is silk. The embroidery is silk. Stereotypical Japanese work. Silk embroidery on wool would be more characteristic of Korean work.


Thank you Airborne-Hunter

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 11:43 AM

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 11:44 AM

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 11:45 AM

Saw this similar example on the forum.post-83-0-11371100-1414414720.jpg post-83-0-53327800-1414414736.jpg

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Posted 26 March 2019 - 11:51 AM

Saw this similar on a pilot from 1953 National Geographic.1953 national geographic.JPG


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