Set of 3 Sashes

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. middle 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-247076

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

Descriptive Terms

sashes (costume accessories)
silk (textile)
Sash

Inscription

"LMB wore this as / a sash when Married / John Eliot wore it when christened" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 3/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.24A-C

Places

United States