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Masonic Emblem in Butterfly Wings
1930-1970
Maker not marked
South America
Butterfly wings; wood; glass; gilding; paint
overall: 12 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 1/2 in.; 31.75 x 41.91 x 1.27 cm
Gift of Alexander A. Bird
2000.026.8

Framed Masonic emblem; black reverse-painted glass with gold-painted outlines; center is purple iridescent compasses and "G" with yellow square, all made of butterfly wings; seven horizontal bars left and right made of butterfly wings in a variety of colors; frame is wooden with inlaid checkered pattern.