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Lot 122: 20th C. USA Odd Fellows Lodge Silk Banner
27 October 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
** A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this lot will benefit The Fowler Museum at UCLA **
USA, Midwest, ca. 1900 to 1950 CE. An ivory-colored silk flag with painted images - an eye, a chain of three gold links, a scythe, and a skull and cross bones. Bordered in gold lace with three points on the lower border, and hung from metal rod. A banner from one the oldest fraternal orders in the US - founded in Baltimore in 1819. Stamped on the back with "Manufactured by the Henderson-Ames Co., Kalamazoo, Mich." Definitely a conversation starter! Size: 34.5" L x 19.5" W (87.6 cm x 49.5 cm)
Provenance: ex-Morgan Collection, Santa Monica, CA.
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Condition Report: Staining and separation on fabric as shown.