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Object ID 2014.003
Object Name Sash
Collection Costume and Accessories
Credit line Gift of Steve Desroches
Date 1940
Description White satin sash from the 1940 Miss America Pageant held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The sash is made from a single strip of white satin with black text: "Miss Delaware 1940" on one side. Peggy E. Insolo of Wilmington was Miss Delaware and a semi-finalist in the Miss America competition for that year.
Dimensions W-4 L-34.25 inches
Used Peggy E. Insolo
Provenance The donor is a collector of Miss America Pageant memorabilia and this item was from his collection.
Subjects Beauty contests
Pageants
Textiles
Search Terms Miss Delaware
Peggy Insolo
Beauty Pageants
Miss America
Twentieth Century
Sashes
Material Satin
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE
Event 1940 Miss America Pageant