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Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Men's Jacket, Sons of the Forest
Mr. Leggs; Fraternal Supplies, Inc., embroiderer and retailer
USA: Ohio, New London (embroidery)
Cotton, polyester, metal, plastic
collar to hem: 25"long
Museum Purchase

Tan men's jacket has tab collar with two tan plastic buttons. Metal zipper front. Machine-embroidered on PR chest is four-columned temple with round Elks patch reading, clockwise from top, "11121 / OEW / OF / IBP", elk image at center, and "CERVUS ALCES" below; on PL chest, elk standing in forst with moon and stars above. Two slit pockets. On back, machine-embroidered image of man with brown skin and purple fez with elks symbol and "OBP / OF / OEW" around; underneath, in purple block letters, "SONS OF THE FOREST.". Tag inside collar reads "Mr. LEGGS / 'Authentics' / PERMANENT PRESS". Paper tag attached to zipper is blue and has product information in yellow, white, and red print.

For further information, see blog post, December 3, 2020, https://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2020/12/the-improved-benevolent-and-protective-order-of-the-elks-of-the-world.html

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