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Master Mason Apron
1800-1820
Unidentified
USA: New York (probably)
Silk; linen; paint
overall:15-1/4"h x 15"w
Gift of Robert U. Brown
85.76.2

Masonic Master Mason apron with square body and rounded flap; flap painted with blue ground, all-seeing eye and inscription "Sit Lux Et Lux Fuit"; bound with faded red ribbon; central design of red drapery under blue arch, reads "Cemented with Love"; altar has three candles, three steps, and figures of Hope, Faith and Charity from left to right; Masonic symbols arranged on either side - sun, stars, moon, blazing star with G, crossed quills, sword and heart, beehive, clasped hands, burning urn, ark and dove, slipper, level, winged hourglass, Euclid's 47th problem, crossed keys, trowel, gavel, straightedge, and square and compasses. White silk ribbon ties..



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