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- A Manufacturer London, United Kingdom
Sash - Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, London Reg. No: SH 900715
- This crimson embossed satin sash was worn by a Past Grand or Noble Grand of the Manchester Unity. The sash was made by G Tutil, London. The common Manchester Unity sash is blue silk with silver trim.
- Sash of a coarse silk fabric - similar to grosgrain, embossed with a design featuring wreaths of roses enclosing the symbols of Faith, Hope and Charity (cross, anchor and heart) as well as a sword, a horn and two hands, one with a heart on its palm. On the front of the sash is the Manchester Unity symbol, woven in silk. It features the all-seeing eye, coat of arms and other symbols of the Order. The edges of the sash are embossed in yellow and the ends are trimmed with a gold fringe. On one edge are a large hook and eye.
|Dimensions:||15.20 cm (Width), 246.00 cm (Length)|
|Themes this item is part of:||Manchester Unity, Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Inscriptions:||Text, woven: INDEPENDENT ORDER/OF/ODD FELLOWS/MANCHESTER UNITY.
The back of the woven emblem is stamped: G. TUTTIL/B3 CITY RD/LONDON.
|Manufacturer:||G. Tutill, London, England, Great Britain|
|User:||Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows in Victoria, Victoria, Australia, post 1840|