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Sash - C.S. Bartolomeo, Yellow, circa 1950s Object Reg. No: SH 940590

Summary:
Yellow sash, embroidered with C. S. Bartolomeo. It belonged to Marcello D'Amico who migrated to Australia in 1955 at the age of 14 from the Island of Salina (Aeolian Islands). The embroidered cross suggests it may be related to Saint Bartholomew (english version of Bartolomeo).
Description:
Yellow sash. Designed to be worn over a shoulder and across the body. Red fringe on both ends. Ends joined by an embroidered cross.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Marcello D'Amico, 1994
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, religions roman catholic, sashes
Themes this item is part of: Italian Historical Society CO.AS.IT. Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Organisations
Tertiary Classification: awards
Inscriptions: Embroidered: C.S. BARTOLOMEO.
Past Owner: Mr Marcello D'Amico, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1990s
Place & Date Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1955-1990

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