Vintage SHRINER VEST Heavy Silver Embroidery and Fringe - eBay (item 310055667053 end time Jun-06-08 18:05:00 PDT)
This vintage Shriner vest is actually a half-vest with no back at all. It's red velvet with heavy silver braid, embroidery and fringe. The right side says, "Eclipse" and the left says, "892." The back neck has a label that says, "Uniforms, The Lilley Co., Columbus, Ohio."
The silver embroidery is so thick and heavy it stands a half inch above the fabric surface. The back is lined in red cotton/polyester fabric. The semi-vest has three chain links like a closure at the front. It doesn't open and close, but has a small hook on top. There's a red jewel in the center of each large embroidered star.
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