Object ID
Object Name
Object Collection
Pete Poulos (is part of)
Object Description
This belt is made of blue velvet. It has 14 metal rectangles attached to it. These squares have the Greek meander pattern around them. There are also two circle metals. Around them are the Greek meander pattern. In the center is a symbol of GAPA. Dangling off the bottom of this belt are two metals: one is of the letters "USA" and underneath that is figure of a candel-holder. sewn onto the blue velvet is a piece of material on which says "Rose Lipp Regalia Co. 175 Tremont St. Boston, Mass."
GAPA (Greek American Progressive Association) was founded in 1923 and was dedicated to presserving Greek culture in America.
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Pennant, Pete Poulos, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9615. Accessed 09/27/22.