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Boy's sash

Boy's sash

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1843 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin and silk

  • Museum number:

    T.21-1933

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This sash was worn by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1840-1910) with the dress T.21-1933, which was accompanied by a label inscribed "His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales' silk frock in 1843. Same frock as in picture." The picture referred to is a portrait of the Prince as a young child standing against a large claw-footed seat on which rests a black hat trimmed with white feather plumes. It was painted for Queen Victoria in 1843 by the artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873), and is in the Royal Collections.

Physical description

(original 1933 catalogue entry) Child's sash. White satin. the centre part is pleated, lined with silk and has two brass hooks and eyes. There are spreading ends which terminate in a knotted silk fringe.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1843 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Satin and silk

Dimensions

Length: 48 in, Width: 8½ in (ends)

Object history note

Worn by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (1840-1910); given by the executors of Mrs Watkin Roberts (deceased) (RF 1933/ 448). Worn with the dress T.21-1933, which was accompanied by a label now attached to register in FTF "His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales' silk frock in 1843. Same frock as in picture." The picture referred to is a portrait of the Prince as a young child standing against a large claw-footed seat on which rests a black hat trimmed with white feather plumes. It was painted for Queen Victoria in 1843 by the artist Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873), and is in the Royal Collections.

Descriptive line

Boy's sash of ivory-coloured satin, worn by Albert Edward, Prince of Wales; English, ca. 1843

Materials

Satin; Silk

Techniques

Stitching; Fringing

Categories

Children's clothes; Children & Childhood; Royalty; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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