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Papercut: Odd Fellows Symbols
Joseph George Heuer (1876–1954)

Location: Probably Pennsylvania, United States

Date: 1919

Materials: Paper

Dimensions: 28 1/2 × 28 1/2"

Credit: Museum purchase

Accession Number: 1985.40.2

Photo credit: Photographer unidentified

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Papercut: Odd Fellows Symbols
Date: 1919
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Dimensions: 28 1/2 × 28 1/2"
Materials: Paper
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Place/Region: United States
Description: Papercut of concentric circles and stars with symbols of various fraternal organizations. 1" square border all around composed of repeating three link chains; containing 25 1/2" diameter circle touching border at four poles; arc with rainbows, temple with yellow trees, scythe, hourglass, coffin and serpent in four formed corners. Ten pointed star with multi-borders inside large circle, alternating fraternal symbols within and between each point, including skull and cross-bones over hour glass, scales over double axes and all-seeing eye with heart over three link chain on top; clasped hands over open book below. 8" dia. circle onside containing 5 pointed star on "fishnet" ground. Large circle, border. Outer border cut in four pieces and overlapped T, B, LS and RS. Glued to black paper and mounted on thin board with narrow molded wood liner. The whole in contemporary wood frame stained black, with rounded and mitered corners. Under plexiglass, backed with brown paper.
Accession Number: 1985.40.2
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