Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Emblems of Innocence and Honor: The Masonic Apron


Pat Craddock (The Craftsman's Apron, Franklin, TN) is an artist who creates beautiful hand-painted Masonic aprons in the style of the 18th century. This video is part of a new, upcoming exhibit at the Henry Wilson Coil Library & Museum of Freemasonry in San Francisco that will also feature the Museum's Adam Kendall, along with Aimee Newell (National Heritage Museum in Lexington, MA).

4 comments:

  1. You learn something new every day, eh? How really interesting, why didn't I think of that, oh yea, like the title says Freemasonry for Dummies. Thanks for the cool video.

    Wor. Hank Peirce
    Amicable Lodge
    Camb. MA

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  2. Beautiful work. Unfortunately, I've seen that several jurisdictions forbid the use of "non-standard" aprons in Lodge, so they would be relegated to decorative purposes only.

    -Dustin

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  3. Bro. Craddock's aprons must be seen to be believed. They are absolutely beautiful!

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  4. WOW! wonderful and amazing work indeed. If only, as Dustin has stated, they would not be relegated to decorative purposes only!

    Bro. Anthony Mongelli, Jr.
    Jr. Warden
    LaGuardia Lodge #1130, Staten Island, NY

    http://www.theblazingstart.blogspot.com

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