14.4475200000 cm. W x 92.8700200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Blue sash sewn together close to the ends, which both ahve a golden braided fringe. Across the sash, it reads "Miss Eyboia" in white letters. At the base of the sash, there is a yellow flower shaped ribbon with a metal yellow star in the middle. Above this ribbon but below the Eyboia, there is a darker blue band across the sash that reads "2nd Annual Dance, Alexander the Great Society 1939." There is a tag on the inside of the top of the sash in white that reads "Geo. Lauterer Co." in red letters with an address in Chicago.
This sash was from the 2nd Annual Dance of the Alexander the Great Society in 1939. It was worn by Fannie Karedis (nee Papoutsis), who was the mother of the donor. The Alexander the Great Society was a Greek club in Chicago.
Eyboia, or Euboea, is the second largest Greek island. It is seperated from mainland Greece by a narrow strait.
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Sash, 1939, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11276. Accessed 11/27/20.