Masonic Master Mason Apron
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USA: Maine or Massachusetts (probably)
Watercolor on cotton; silk
overall: 18"h x 15"w
Gift of Robert W. Raymond

Masonic Master Mason apron with rounded body and rounded flap; stenciled and painted in watercolor on cotton; design includes all-seeing eye, sun, moon, and stars on flap; other designs include spray of roses, columns with globes, working tools, arch, "G", pot with incense, pavement and steps, trowel, hourglass, beehive, Bible with square and compasses, rough and perfect ashlar, and others; painted in yellow, blue, green, pink, red; trimmed with pink silk pleated edging. Silk ribbon ties.

For further information, see Newell, Aimee E., "The Badge of a Freemason," 2015. p.123-125.

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