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Part of an old map of the San Jacinto area from the Texas Revolution

BANNER

  • CATEGORY: COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 24 1/2"H x 18 1/2"W
  • DATE MADE: c. 1840

Description

Masonic banner. Embroidery on white satin. Masonic eye in triangle with aureole in gold metallic thread. Lamb with pink and white pennant lying on red pad (Angus Dei or Lamb of God). Initials in black letters on gold needlework medallions "B C P C E O M". Florid border in gold metallic thread. Stitched over muslin covered plywood.

Provenance

Dated to c. 1840 by Sam Goldman, Sam Goldman Antiques, March 18, 1968.

  • CREDIT LINE: Hill, Mr. and Mrs. George A., Jr.