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Ancient Order of Foresters Collar

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1984F303
Collection:Social History
Date:1910 c - 1910 c

Maker Information

Maker:H Slingsby & Son - View history

Notes

Part of the ceremonial regalia worn by a member of a Birmingham Court of the Ancient order of Foresters Friendly Society around 1910. In 1790, when the society was formed there was no state funded system of relief, and voluntary friendly societies provided a means for people to save money to guarantee funds in the case of sickness and death.


Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Material(s):Textile
Place of Origin:Nuneaton, England

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Dimensions

Height:78 cm
Width:8.5 cm