Ceremonial Regalia Sash ~ Chief Ruler ~ Order of Rechabites
Antique temperance movement Independent Order of Rechabites (IOR) ceremonial silk embroidered regalia sash dating from the 1920's. Representing Salford near Manchester where the organization originated on 25 August 1835 as the Salford Unity of Rechabites. This ornate collar is made from cream silk, gold bullion braid border and tassel,is painted, woven and embroidered with multi-coloured motifs plus four flags, triangular motif and three shields representing other countries, embroidered symbols and motto. This particular sash was previously worn by a Past District Chief Ruler being a high rank in the organization.
The Independent Order of Rechabites (IOR), also known as the Sons and Daughters of Rechab is a friendly society founded in England in 1835 as part of the wider British temperance movement to promote total abstinence from alcoholic beverages. Always well connected in upper society and involved in financial matters, it gradually transformed into a financial institution which still exists, and still promotes abstinence.
Past District Chief Ruler
Independent Order of Rechabites Ceremonial Sash Salford Unity
Peace and plenty the reward of temperance
Regd No 233712
Ceremonial regalia sash measures 30“ long by 3.5“ wide (each side of the sash - 4.75 with tassels) and weighs 5oz
In generally good condition considering age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
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