Knights Templar Sash

Knights Templar Sash

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Description
Black velvet sash with white satin ribbon running down the middle. Silver medallion in the shape of a eight-pointed star and a red enamel cross pinned to it, with the inscription: "IN HOC SIGNO VINCES." This piece of regalia was worn by William Gerard Dixon, a member of Tancred Commandery No. 50 in Belleville, Illinois. The Knights Templar is a fraternal organization related to Freemasonry (called an "appendant body").
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sash
Date made
1930
date made
c 1930
user
Dixon, William Gerard
place made
United States
Physical Description
fabric, velvet (overall material)
ribbon (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 70 1/4 in x 4 in x 1/8 in; 178.435 cm x 10.16 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
1982.0442.01
accession number
1982.0442
catalog number
1982.0442.01
Credit Line
Mrs. Alan J. Dixon
subject
Fraternal Associations
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Organizations
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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