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Masonic Scottish Rite Rose Croix Apron
1810-1840
Maker not marked
France
paint and ink on silk
overall: 12-3/4"h x 3-1/8"w
Gift of the Supreme Council, The Netherlands
81.30

Masonic Scottish Rite Rose Croix apron; silk; hand-colored engraving; on flap, triangle, stars, clouds; central motif of pelican feeding her young, cross, sun, moon, Faith, Hope, Charity, knight, broken columns, Masonic tools; under flap, "Depose a la Bibliotheque Nationale."


For further information, see Burgess, Richard B., et al., "A Sublime Brotherhood: Two Hundred Years of Scottish Rite Freemasonry in the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction," 2013, facing page 1. See Newell, Aimee E., "The Badge of a Freemason," 2015. p.132



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