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Object ID 1952.028
Object Name Sash
Collection Organizations
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Frances Schagrin
Date 1914
Made Meyer's Military Shops
Makers mark There is a grosgrain silk manufacturer's label sewn onto an inside seam: "Reyem / Meyer's Military Shops / Washington DC / No.____ Size____ ."
Description Machine-stitched, silk-satin Congressional Union Equal Suffrage Sash worn by Frances Schagrin in the parade for Women's Suffrage held in Wilmington on May 2, 1914. This parade was one of the preliminary demonstrations leading up to a large march held in Washington DC on May 9, 1914. The sash is made up of strips of purple, white, and yellow fabric that have been individually sewn together. There is a grosgrain silk manufacturer's label sewn onto an inside seam: "Reyem / Meyer's Military Shops / Washington DC / No.____ Size____ ."
Dimensions W-4.5 L-24 inches
Dimension Details Length as measured (double for full circumference)
Owned Frances Schagrin
Provenance Frances Schagrin, together with her husband Charles, ran a clothing shop at 608 Market Street in Wilmington.
Subjects Women's suffrage
Clothing & dress
Voting
Parades & processions
Women's rights
Search Terms Women's Suffrage
Congressional Union
Wilmington
Parades
Sashes
Voting
Twentieth Century
Frances Schagrin
New Castle County
Material Silk-satin
Place of Origin Washington, DC
Event Parade for Women Suffrage held in Wilmington