Masonic apron

Object Number: 
1948.161a
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Lambskin, silk, linen, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 13 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 30.5 x 35.2 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: top center, on flap: "481" printed: top center, under flap: "WM. LEHMBERG / Successor to / J. H. WILSON CO. / PHILADELPHIA"
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular lambskin Masonic apron with green silk edging, blue linen lining on obverse, the top has a triangular flap, there are two cotton twill tape ties.
Gallery Label: 
In Freemasonry, lambskin symbolizes purity and innocence.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Frederic R. Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group