CollectionABDUA University of Aberdeen, Human Culture Collection
Object NameSash
Object NumberABDUA:33818
Other Number TypeOld number
Brief DescriptionShoulder sash in navy silk, with gold silk stripe down the centre and raised embroidery in gold thread depicting the towers of Kings College and Marischal College. The embroidery reads 'Aberdeen University Quater Centenary, 1906'. The sash is fastened by a strip of black elastic and a hook and eye fixture on the reverse. It is likely that the sash was worn during the Quatercentenary Celebrations of the University of Aberdeen in 1906, during the King and Queen's visit.
DimensionsL (sash only, no fixtures): 555 x W: 64mm
MaterialsFabric, silk, elastic, metal, gold thread
Object Production Date1906
Place KeyEurope, Scotland, Grampian, Aberdeen, University of Aberdeen.
Object History NotePreviously numbered on object label 'ABDUA:36614', however this had already been used for another object on CALM.
Aquisition SourceUnknown
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