Independent Order of Rechabites Apron, 1900s

Part of the ceremonial regalia worn by members of the Rechabites, a temperance society. It took its name from the biblical tribe whose leader, Jonadab son of Rechab, commanded that his followers drank no wine.

Museum reference:
COTSL-1989-158-1
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
temperance society · Independent Order of Rechabites
Dimensions:
height: 470mm
width: 480mm
Materials:
cloth
Inscriptions:
Peace and plenty the reward of Temperance
Explore similar items