Girl Scout Sash

Girl Scout Sash

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Girl Scout "Sash." Khaki twill homemade (not official) sash with three snap closures, which pre-dates official Girl Scout uniform sashes. Attached are twenty nine proficiency badges, four membership star pins, Girl Scout Trefoil Membership pin, 1923-1934 (7 stars/worn), Golden Eaglet pin, 10k gold, engraved with "Louise Davis/1930," First Class Rank 1920-1925 and Second Class Rank 1920 Emblem.
Girl Scout Proficiency badges, 1913-1929, top to bottom, left to right,by row:
1) Woodcraft Scout, (First Class Rank), Scout Aide (1924 or Girl Scout Aide 1926)
2) Athlete, Economist, Rock Tapper
3) Ambulance, Pathfinder, Craftsman
4) Musical, Scholarship, Matron Housekeeper
5) Health Guardian, Cyclist, Needlewoman (this version introduced in 1920)
6) Laundress, Star Gazer, Cook
7) First Aid, Needlewoman (this version introduced 1913, through 1938), Civics
8) Artist, Health Winner, Scirbe
9) Home Nurse, Photography, Hostess
10) Naturalist, Pioneer, Swimmer
Object Name
sash
date made
late 1920s
Associated Name
Girl Scouts of the United States of America
maker
unknown
place made
World
Associated Place
United States: North Carolina
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
metal (part: material)
Measurements
overall: 31 in x 5 in; 78.74 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
2012.0105.03
accession number
2012.0105
catalog number
2012.0105.03
subject
Girl Scouts of the United States of America
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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