Apron: 1789-1889 L.O.I.

Apron: 1789-1889 L.O.I.
Title
Apron: 1789-1889 L.O.I.
Date 
1889
Medium 
Linen, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 13 1/8 x 14 7/8 x 1/8 in. ( 33.3 x 37.8 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Blue linen commemorative Masonic apron with yellow linen edging and V-shape at the center top, there is a portrait of George Washington in the center, surrounded with laurel leaves and stars, inscription at the bottom, there are two cotton twill tape ties.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Samuel White Patterson
Object Number 
1949.303a
Marks 
printed: center, in gold: "1789 - 1889 / L. O. I."
Gallery Label 
This apron was worn by Matthew Patterson in parades of the Loyal Orange Institution.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group