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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Encampment Apron
1855-1870
Maker not marked
USA
Velvet; bullion; sequins
overall: 19-1/2"h x 21"w
Museum Purchase
95.043.7

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Encampment apron; shield shaped body with sawtooth flap; black velvet with gold bullion fringe and purple froging; false flap with gold bullion fringe and all-seeing eye in sequins; center of apron: bullion and sequin embroidered tent (The Patriarch's tent) flanked by crossed crooks and crossed spears; black backing. Gray silk binding on to edge, which extends into ties.


The regalia of the Patriarchal Degree, of the Encampment, Independent Order of Odd Fellows , is a black apron and the emblems of the degree are the Tent, The Crook, The Three Pillars.