Object ID
2001.53.1.C
Object Name
Sash
Material
Satin
Object Entities
LAZOS, JOAN (owned by)
LAZOS, JOAN (is related to)
Object Description
Part of the Amalia costume, made later to go with the rest of the costume. Black sash/belt made from satin, with a large buckle covered in black fabric (probably satin). Belt is wide, and the end pulled through the buckle to fasten it tapers
Origin
Amalia Greek costume, a Greek women's costume that originated with Queen Amalia of Oldenburg (who arrived in Greece during 1837), who actually created the costume by drawing on romantic folksy court dress inspired by Greek tradional dress and the Biedermeier style. It became a national Greek costume, and the dress became the usual attire worn by Christian Greek townswomen
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Citation
Sash, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6830. Accessed 11/27/20.