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Ceremonial apron w/tassels

Ceremonial apron w/tassels
Ceremonial apron w/tassels
ca. 1855
Silk, metal
Overall: 15 3/8 x 19 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 39.1 x 49.5 x 1.3 cm )
Dark brown silk velvet ceremonial apron with flap at the top, all edges are trimmed with passementerie and there are two cords with tassels at the ends as belt.
Credit Line 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
This apron belonged to the donor's granfather, Arthur B. H[illeg.]. It was part of his costume for his service to the International Order of Odd Fellows, a benevolent and fraternal order.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group