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Sash

Object Number: 
1960.78
Date: 
1855-1863
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 132 in. ( 4.4 x 14.3 x 335.3 cm )
Description: 
Red (faded) cotton jersey sash with tassels on both ends.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession record, this sash was worn by Colonel Robert S. Swords, who served in the 7th Regiment New York National Guard. He was assigned to take charge of the draft riots in New York City in July, 1863.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Robert Stanard Swords
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group