Leather, metal, silk
Overall: 12 5/8 x 13 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 32.1 x 34.9 x 0.3 cm )
Leather Masonic apron with coral ribbon edging all around, the top has a slightly scalloped flap, the bottom corners are rounded; the center symbols of the compass and square is surrounded by arched columns in an outdoor setting, and is worked in silver thread and brass spangles; there are two ribbon ties, the back is lined with green silk.
Gift of Nanette Bryan
This Masonic apron belonged to Charles Backus King of Louisville, Kentucky in 1819.
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