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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Apron
1825-1850
Unidentified
USA
paint on silk, bullion, cotton, velvet
overall: 16-1/2" x 19-1/2"w x 1/4"d
Museum Purchase
2014.064.1

Independent Order of Odd Fellows apron with rounded body and flap. Off-white silk painted in gold. All-seeing eye painted on flap. Body is painted with a heart in hand symbol with crossed arrows and bow behind. To right is an hourglass, to left is a beehive. Below the hand is a three-link chain. At the bottom is a banner reading "Friendship Love Truth." Red border with silver bullion tape. Silver bullion fringe applied to edges of body and flap. Top edge is bound with red ribbon. Lined with brown velvet. Handwritten in one corner on back "G.W. Stults / Huntington / Indiana / J4X7 [illeg] 7X / F.M. Stutt."



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