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Masonic York Rite Knights Templar Cross and Crown Apron
1870-1930
Maker not marked
Place made not marked
silk, metal
body: 15"h x 15-3/8"w
Museum Purchase
2017.029.3

Masonic York Rite Knights Templar Cross and Crown Apron. BODY: Triangular black velvet, likely silk, with silver-colored trim made of metallic thread; silver-plated metal cross and crown and two silver-plated metal stars applied. FLAP: Triangular black velvet, likely silk, with silver-colored trim made of metallic thread. Silver-plated metal crossed swords applied. Green silk backing has white thread stitching, likely silk, around outer edges. TIES: Black silk ribbon. REVERSE: Green silk. Initials "E. A. J." embroidered in brown thread at upper PR corner.