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Order of Owls Apron
1910-30
George Lauterer Company
USA: Illinois, Chicago
Ink on silk, cotton
overall: 12-5/8"h x 14-13/16"w x 1/8"d
Gift of Steven Smith
2014.117.5

Order of Owls apron with square body and rounded flap. Black flap with initials in white "VHL." White body printed in blue with three owls standing on a branch. Initials on the owl chests read "OOO." Blue ribbon trim on edges of body and flap. The blue ribbon extends into ties from the upper corners. White cotton backing. Embroidered label for maker is applied on back at top center.


For further information, Blog post, April 26, 2018, http://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2018/04/a-real-nest-of-owls.html