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Sashes (costume accessories)

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Use for long bands or strips of fabric wrapped around the waist or worn over the shoulder or hips and tied, rather than secured with fasteners. Worn as an accessory, honorary symbol, or as part of a military uniform to denote rank or affiliation.

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<costume accessories worn>

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sash (costume accessory)


12yrs ago

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