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Masonic Knights Templar Apron
1870-1920
Ames Manufacturing Co.
USA: Massachusetts, Chicopee
velvet, silk, metal
overall: 15-1/2"h x 16-1/4" w x 1/2"d
Gift of Francis Karwowski
2014.022.4

Masonic Knights Templar apron with triangular body and flap. Black velvet with silver bullion tape trim. Applied to the flap is a pair of silver-tone crossed swords. Applied to the body is a silver-tone skull and crossbones. Bound along the top edge with black grosgrain ribbon. Applied above this is black cord that extends into ties that end in tassels. A silver-tone label holder is attache to the back and has a piece of paper stamped in black "G. Edward Fisher." Applied to the back is an embroidered label for the maker.



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