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Ceremonial Collar - Irish National Foresters Object Reg. No: SH 921343

Summary:
Ceremonial Collar made by David Jones & Co. Regalia Makers, Sydney. Used by Irish National Foresters. The Irish National Foresters is a mutual aid society, established in 1877 to help members in distress and the relatives of members who have died. Although it spread throughout the world the Irish National Foresters retained close-links with Ireland and was a strong supporter of Irish nationalism.
Description:
Dark emerald green collar in the shape of a horseshoe joined at both ends by a chain. A gold band approximately 1cm. wide borders the edges. Gold cord tassels line the outside edge. A hand stitched waratah flower emblem feature at both ends of the collar. All inscriptions are of a gold thread/cord. There is a stitched harp and a stitched three leafed clover.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Irish National Foresters' Friendly Society
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 108.00 cm (Height)

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Tagged with: religions roman catholic
Themes this item is part of: Irish National Foresters, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: SOCIETIES
Secondary Classification: Friendly
Tertiary Classification: regalia
Inscriptions: Inscribed: INF/P.C.R.
Stitched: [harp] [three leafed clover].
Manufacturer: David Jones & Co. [Regalia makers], Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
User: Irish National Foresters' Friendly Society, Australia

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