San Jancinto Museum of History

COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
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  • APRON

  • CATEGORY: COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 13"L x 12 3/4"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Masonic apron. Treated animal skin (white leather) with printed masonic designs. Gathered silk border. Design includes blue, gold, and pink colors, with an eye at top; sun and moon; the ark, the key and other tools of the craft. The temple (two pillars, checkerboard floor) is at center. Text below eye reads, "HOLINESS TO THE LORD". Fair to poor condition. Moderate cracks, tears and holes. Wrinkling, creases. Loss - portions of gold outline - cracking, chipping. Fading, wear of design.


Provenance

Belonged to Dr. Lewis Birdsall.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Birdsall, Dr. Lewis
  • CREDIT LINE: Hume, Annie


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