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Masonic Apron
1800-1820
Maker not marked
USA: Massachusetts (probably)
Silk, metal, cotton, ink, gold leaf, paint
body: 15-5/8"h x 14-5/8"w; body with ties: 16-5/8"h x 16-5/8"w
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
GL2004.12148

Masonic Apron; square body with rounded corners and light blue pleated ribbon trim with silver-colored metallic trim; rounded false flap; printed on silk and hand-colored; all-seeing eye at top; two columns, pavement with three candles, square and compasses, and Bible; ark and dove, anchor, trowel, plumb, Euclid's 47th problem, winged hourglass, gavel, ladder with "CHF," sun, moon, stars, beehive, circle between two lines, sword and naked heart, urn and sprig of acacia at bottom. Cotton backing.



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