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Masonic Master Mason Apron
Maker not marked
ink and watercolor on leather
overall: 12-1/4"h x 13-1/2"w x 1/8"d
Museum Purchase

White Masonic Master Mason apron with shield-shaped body and rounded flap. Flap is painted with a black and yellow all-seeing eye. Body is painted with a central arrangement of columns, separated by a mosaic pavement. Above the columns is the black outline of curtains with a pink banner reading "Faith Hope Charity." Between the columns is a square and compasses emblem with a G and a five-point star in the middle. Flap is hand-stitched to the body. There are needle holes along the edges where trimming was applied, but it is now lost.