Sash

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-51211

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

Descriptive Terms

sashes (costume accessories)
satin
silk (textile)
Sash

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

35 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ruth White

Accession Number

1986.1100