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TheBadgeofaFreemason

MasonicApronsfromtheScottishRite

MasonicMuseum&Library

ByAimeeE.Newell,DirectorofCollections

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alled“thebadgeofaFreemason”inMasonicritual,
thefraternity’sapronwasadaptedfromtheprotective

apronswornbyworkingstonemasonsduringthe1600sand
1700s.Stillwornbymemberstoday,theapronremainsone
oftheiconicsymbolsofFreemasonry.Thiscataloguepresents
morethan80apronsfromtheScottishRiteMasonicMuseum
&Librarycollectionwithfull-colorphotographsandnew
research.Theapronsareorganizedchronologicallytohelp
demonstratetheirevolutioninshape,styleandmaterialsfrom
theeighteenthcenturythroughthetwentiethcentury.

Thislavishlyillustratedvolumeoffers
storiestobeenjoyedbyFreemasons
aroundtheworld,aswellasnewways
tounderstandtheseaprons.TheBadgeof
aFreemason
isthefirstin-depthstudyof
AmericanMasonicapronspublished
inrecentdecadesandisafascinating
resourceforcollectors,enthusiastsand
Freemasons.

Orderonline:

www.Scottishritenmj.org/shop

Book:$39.95+S&H:$9.95+6.25%Salestax(forMassachusettsaddressesonly):$2.50

$49.90or$52.40(MAaddresses)

Toorderbyphonecall781-465-3315.

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