Officer's collar (Noble Father) for Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

Officer's collar (Noble Father) for Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

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Description
Collar in black velvet with flower / floral motif couched in metallic thread. Front is also bordered with a metallic braid and a bullion fringe. At the top left is the three ring symbol of Odd Fellows, with the letter "N" and "F" (Noble Father) in metallic thread. On the right is an all-seeing eye, painted onto either paper or leather, within a sunburst of metallic thread. At the bottom left is a tassel in metallic thread - the corresponding tassel on the right is missing. Collar is lined with a red fabric and includes a stamp with maker information.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
collar, fraternal
date made
c.1870
maker
Bowser, Elizabeth Harriet Stevens
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
velvet (overall material)
fabric (part: lining material)
metal (part: embroidery material)
ID Number
2017.0209.01
catalog number
2017.0209.01
accession number
2017.0209
subject
Odd Fellowship
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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