San Jancinto Museum of History

COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
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  • APRON

  • CATEGORY: COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 15 3/4"L x 17 1/4"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Masonic apron. Cream silk apron with printed design and attached strings. Illustrations include: two pillars with globes; checkerboard floor with opened book, page heading "ST. JOHN Chap. X.V."; tools of the craft; the bee hive; sun and moon; skull and crossbones. Printed between the two pillars: "SIT LUX ET LUX FU IT/ Hail Heavenly Virtue, Thine's a Sacred Flame!!" Artist's name appears at lower center: M. Peabody. Fair condition. Top portion torn. Losses (shedding) at edges, fragile silk. Wrinkling, folds, and tears.


Provenance

Belonged to Dr. Lewis Birdsall.

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


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