39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ceremonial “Masonic” apron. Raised work in mostly gold-colored and some silver-colored metal purl on a black cut velvet ground. A simple tent or temple within a wreath of stylized leaves, flowers, and grape bunches; all beneath an eye withing radiating rays. Metal purl fringe. A tying cord is stiched across the top edge and ends in a tassel at either end. Two small moth holes (?) on ground.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection