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Ceremonial apron w/tassels

Object Number: 
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group