One of them wore a sash of red and black, a youth his age hiding behind him.
She held her breath while she tugged at the window, letting it out in a sigh of relief when the sash lifted quietly.
At that moment Count Rostopchin with his protruding chin and alert eyes, wearing the uniform of a general with sash over his shoulder, entered the room, stepping briskly to the front of the crowd of gentry.
The little girl was a beauty: her blond curls were pinned with a bright red ribbon and her white dress had a red sash about the waist.
It consists of close-fitting drawers reaching below the knees, with a sash to hold them, and a large white robe.