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Odd Fellows Initiation Banner

ca. 1908 Henderson-Ames Company (Manufacturer) painted and embroidered satin with metallic fringe and tassles, cotton lining, and metal overall: 31 x 25 1/2 in. (78.7 x 64.8 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.353 Not currently on view


Allegory - quality - faith

Object - weapon - bow and arrow

decorative arts - fiber

folk art

fabric - cotton

fabric - satin

fabric - thread

metal - brass

metal - foil

metal - iron