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Pair of Polychrome Painted Fraternal Society Embossed Tin Ceiling Panels

Auction:
2230
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$264$225

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Auction:
Sale #2230 - 2230
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Pair of Polychrome Painted Fraternal Society Embossed Tin Ceiling Panels, probably New York State, late 19th/early 20th century, the rectangular panels from an Improved Order of Red Men fraternal society building, featuring embossed profile Indian heads wearing green and red painted feather headdresses, on a mustard-colored ground with linear and pebble textures, (minor areas of paint wear), 49 1/4 x 24 3/4 in.

Note: The Society of Red Men is a fraternal, social, insurance, and political society founded in 1765, originally known as The Sons of Liberty.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Improved Order of Red Men, Society of Red Men, Polychrome