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Object Name: Sash
Date: 1840-1847
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Medium: Silk
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 100 in. ( 4.4 x 16.5 x 254 cm )
Place made: North America, U.S.A.
or: Europe
Description: Scarlet silk jersey sash with tassels on the ends.
Credit Line: Gift of Misses Clara and Jacqueline Overton
Object Number: 1952.357
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According to the accession record, this sash was worn by the donors' grandfather, Abram Allen, when he served as 1st Lieutenant with the Battalion 9 of the Missouri Volunteers during the Mexican War, ca. 1847.