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Unidentified Man in Fraternal Apron and Collar
1860-1869
USA
carte-de-visite
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.038.6

Sepia-toned fraternal carte-de-visite. Full length portrait of man wearing dark coat, lighter pants, brown shoes, striped tie, and fraternal apron and collar. Collar is ornately embroidered with a border and fringe. Apron has all-seeing eye on flap, and five-pointed star in a wreath; also border and fringe. Man is standing on a tile floor, with his left arm resting on a table; table has a dark, patterned tablecloth. Painted backdrop with tree. Carte-de-visite has a gilt, double-lined border around the edge on the front.