San Jancinto Museum of History

COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
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  • BANDOLIER

  • CATEGORY: COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 33"L x 4"W
  • DATE MADE: 19th century

Description

Masonic sash. Rose moire ribbon with masonic designs. Six masonic emblems embroidered in gold spangles and fine braid. Gold spring tassel fringe at each end. Lined in rust silk. Excellent condition for age: slight tear below fourth masonic image; slight wrinkling. Negligible holes on back piece of sash (insect damage?). Negligible staining on back piece.


Provenance

Receipt of gift notes, "Probably worn by Madison G. Whitaker, veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto."

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Whitaker, Madison Guest
  • CREDIT LINE: Bonham, Mr. and Mrs. C.W.


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