Thursday, May 25, 2006

Fraternal Memento Mori

I.O.R.M. Redman Memorial Flag Improved Order of Red Men memorial funeral cloth flag.
This early I.O.R.M. artifact harkens back to an earlier day in American Fraternal history.
In 1765 the Redmen were first known as The Sons Of liberty, these early Patriots were responsible for the Boston Tea Party.
Famous Red Men include, George Washington, Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, Richard M. Nixon, Thomas Paine, Paul Revere, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding and Franklin D. Roosevelt
In fine condition this flag is attached to original wooden stick.

Tear Drop Memories offers fine Post Mortem photography, rare funeral collectibles and interesting cemetery art, vintage Halloween and death related books.
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