Farmington NH Knights Of Pythias Uniform

Title

Farmington NH Knights Of Pythias Uniform

Description

Farmington NH Knights of Pythias uniform. Black uniform jacket and a blue vest. The first photo is of the full jacket which appears black in color, but has lightened to a gray-black.

The second photo is close look at the jacket buttons. Each button appears brass in color and a lily flower is embossed on each. They each say "Knights of Pythias" around the edge of the button.

The last photo is of the button up vest. The gray-black buttons are unremarkable. The vest is lined and has four front pockets.

The Knights of Pythias is a fraternal organization and secret society. It was founded in Washington, D.C., February 1864. The Knights of Pythias had chapter in Farmington and an entire building, on Central Street, the Pythias Block, had their name.

Jacket Size: 38"L, body width 17.5", body width with sleeves 23"

Vest Size: 24"L x 14"W

Condition: Shows signs of average wear. The fabric is worn in places and shows signs of habitation my moths. Numerous tiny holes can be found in the fabric.

FHS-Kyle Leach

Creator

MC Lilley & Co Military & Society Goods

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Citation

MC Lilley & Co Military & Society Goods, “Farmington NH Knights Of Pythias Uniform ,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed June 17, 2019, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/552.

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