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Masonic apron

Masonic apron
Masonic apron
prior to 1794
Masonic apron
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Jones and her sons
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
This apron belonged to DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828) former Goivernor of New York and Mayor of New York City. Clinton was a Mason before 1794, when we became Master of the Holland Lodge.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group