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Object Name Pin, Fraternal
Date 1893-1920
Maker Whitehead & Hoag Badges, Newark, N. J.
Material Silk/Celluloid/Metal
Used Fraternal organization membership: reg. meetings (red), funerals (black)
Description Dual-purpose fraternal membership ribbon featuring celluloid bar pin with shaking hands at top from which hang reversable ribbon. Red side has cream silk ribbon on which are two American flags; and celluloid button with chain and eye symbols and "Independent Order of Odd Fellows." Beneath this: "Ethan Allen / Lodge, No. 630, / Ticonderoga, N. Y." Black side features white print: "In Memoriam" and a group of Odd Fellows symbols, followed by lodge name. Black side worn facing out for funerals. Bottom of ribbon edged in gold bullion fringe. "Pat. Oct. 18--1892--Mar. 7--1893" on black side, top.
Dimensions W-3 L-9 inches
Collection Badges, Flags, Emblems
Catalog Number 2000.004.0007
Imagefile 079\2000.004.0007.JPG
Species Pin, Fraternal
Owned by Member, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Ethan Allen Lodge, No. 630