Ceremonial Collar - International Order of Good Templars Object Reg. No: SH 880352

Ceremonial Collar worn by the Past Grand Chief Templar of the International Order of Good Templars. This Collar was used by by the Past Grand Chief Templar in ritual associated with meetings of the International Order of Good Templars at South Melbourne.
Red velvet collar with outer fringing and gold braid rim. Two raised circular motifs on the collar. On the right, the motif reads "I.O.G.T./ The world our field" in braided writing with two joining laurel branches, also in gold braid, over a central satin braided orb surrounded by red velvet back- ground. Letters underneath: "P" and "G.C.T." for Past Grand Chief Templar. On the left, a raised motif "I.O.G.T." and the symbols and words of "Faith, Hope and Charity", with a Latin cross, an anchor and heart in gold braid. At the centre front of the collar is a round badge showing a gold metal laurel wreath on a red velvet background with a central rosette of white satin, blue satin and rose satin ribbons held together by a large gold coloured button.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from International Order of Good Templars, 1988
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 60.00 cm (Height), 16.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: community organisations services, ceremonial costumes, temperance societies
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: SOCIETIES
Secondary Classification: Temperance
Tertiary Classification: regalia
Inscriptions: I.O.G.T/The World our Field P/GCT/Faith, Hope and Charity.
User: International Order of Good Templars, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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