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Faternal Symbols of the American Protective Association
Joseph G. Heurs (dates unknown)

Location: Probably Pennsylvania

Date: 1919

Materials: Paper

Dimensions: Frame Dimension: 32 × 32 × 1 1/2" 28 1/2 × 28 1/2"

Credit: Museum of American Folk Art purchase

Accession Number: 1985.40.1

Photo credit: Photographer unidentified

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Faternal Symbols of the American Protective Association
Date: 1919
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Dimensions: Frame Dimension: 32 × 32 × 1 1/2" 28 1/2 × 28 1/2"
Materials: Paper
Credit Line: Museum of American Folk Art purchase
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Description: Papercut of concentric circles and stars constructed in five sections with symbols of various fraternal organizations. 1" square border all around composed of touching "S" scrolls, containing 25" diameter circle of chain links; ten pointed star with multi-borders inside circle, alternating fraternal symbols within and between each point, including eagle on shield with heart overhead, skull and cross-bones over hourglass, crossed hammers; 8 3/4" dia. circle inside, containing 5 pointed star on "fishnet" ground. Glued to black paper and mounted on thin board. The whole in contemporary wood frame stained black, with rounded and mitered corners. Under plexiglass, backed with brown paper
Accession Number: 1985.40.1
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