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Set of 3 Sashes

Description

Set of three white silk sashes [a-c]. There are three stripes across the length of each sash. The two shorter sashes have a 'V' on each end, while the longer sash has only one 'V' at one end. One of the sashes was worn by Lucy Maria Tappan for her wedding, and another was worn by her son, John Eliot Bowen, on his christening.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. middle 19th century
Inscriptions
"LMB wore this as / a sash when Married / John Eliot wore it when christened" (handwritten)
Material
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Sash
sashes (costume accessories)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
2 3/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.24A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
247076

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