Overall: 1 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 100 in. ( 4.4 x 16.5 x 254 cm )
Scarlet silk jersey sash with tassels on the ends.
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.
Gift of Misses Clara and Jacqueline Overton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.