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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Apron
1840-1870
Maker not marked
USA
Paint on silk, metal bullion, cotton
overall: 16-1/4"h x 18-1/2"w
Museum Purchase
2014.010

White silk Independent Order of Odd Fellows apron. Shield-shaped body and flap. Edges are trimmed with yellow silk and silver bullion fringe. Flap is painted with an all-seeing eye and glory rays. Painted on the body are five symbols: bow and arrows; globe; five-point star; three-link chain; and beehive. Red tape is stitched along the front top edge and extends to form ties. Lined with an off-white twill.



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