Redskins Marching Band Patch

Description (Brief)
The Washington Redskins Marching Band was created after the National Football League team moved from Boston to Washington D.C. in 1938. Composed of an all-volunteer orchestra, the Redskins Band was a pioneer in half-time entertainment. 1938 also marked the introduction of the team's fight song "Hail to the Redskins."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patch
patch, band
associated institution
Washington Redskins
Physical Description
cloth (overall material)
maroon (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 3 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 9.525 cm x 7.3025 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
1981.0768.20
catalog number
1981.0768.20
accession number
1981.0768
subject
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Football
Musicians
Sports & Leisure
Sports & Leisure
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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