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Group of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodge Costumes, Headgear, Member's Collars, and Related Items

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1870
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Group of Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodge Costumes, Headgear, Member's Collars, and Related Items, America, late 19th/early 20th century, characters represented in the costumes include Inside Guard, Armor Bearer, King, Torch Bearer, Chaplain, Sentinel, 4th Mohammedan, a black gown with skull and crossed bones and attached hood, a brown warden gown, a black warden gown, two green Rebekah tops and a sash, and a pink gown; headgear includes a High Priest's hat, a jeweled King's crown, an Attendant to the King's cap, a guard's helmet, a robber's cap, and a black hood; collars include four red member's collars for lodge No. 260, a purple member's collar for lodge No. 54, a red member's collar for lodge No. 22, five additional member's collars, two collars of officer's jewels; and two printed canvas aprons, five hoodwinks, two purple and blue altar cloths, a robber's club with two bags of coins, a bag of stones, a pair of leather sandals, a sounding horn, a black necktie, a red cap, and two large brown canvas sacks, costume lg. to 60 in.
The Thomas and Audrey Metzger Odd Fellows Collection
Estimate $300-500


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Armor Bearer, Torch Bearer, Collar, Consumer goods, Culture, Heraldry, Necklines, Neckwear

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