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Sash

Description

This blue satin sash is composed of a long, pleated rectangle from which hang a pair of evenly spaced rectangles to form a type of apron or openwork cape. The entire garment is lined in white satin and pink and white cotton. It is embellished with gold and copper metallic tapes and fringe. The "neck" rectangle is decorated with an appliqued copperplate print image of a child's bust on white silk satin. The long side rectangles are each embellished with designs in gold and silver tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Material
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Sash
sashes (costume accessories)
satin
silk (textile)
Dimensions
35 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1100
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ruth White
GUSN
51211

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