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Object ID 1936.014
Object Name Sash
Collection Uniforms
Credit line Gift of Mr. Lewis Sasse
Date circa 1860
Description Hand-stitched, red linen ceremonial Marshall's sash worn in a Columbus Day Parade in Wilmington. The upper portion has a circumference of 61" and two untrimmed 11" long tails. One side of the sash has a 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" black and white printed engraving of a bust portrait of Christopher Columbus surrounded by an applied 3/8" wide gold tape border. Beneath this part is a 1 7/8" wide band of white linen with black printed text "Marshal." The base of the sash on the reverse side has a 3" diameter rosette made from gold sequins and metallic coil trim. All of the edges are rough and unfinished.
Dimensions W-6 L-43 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest dimensions; the section that encircles the torso has a 61" circumference overall
Subjects Clothing & dress
Parades & processions
Textiles
Search Terms Columbus Day Parades
Christopher Columbus
Parades
Sashes
Nineteenth Century
Wilmington
New Castle County
Material Linen
Event Columbus Day Parade