Masonic Apron Hand Embroidered (Funeral)


  1. Apron made on white high quality 100% Lambskin leather.
  2. Complete color shade Guarantee indeed.
  3. Lack polyester grosgrain ribbon border 2 inches wide on the apron and 1.5 inches wide on the flap.
  4. Pocket at the rear and soft padding.
SKU: LR-MFA-00135


Master Mason Funeral Black Hand Embroidered Apron

Masonic Apron – Hand Embroidered Aprons


  • lack polyester 40 inch long adjustable waist belt with chrome metal snake fastener and adjuster; (perfect for a waistline of up to 54 inches).
  • Finest quality Moire ribbon.
  • Nicely HAND EMBROIDERED with black silk threads.
  • Apron made on white high quality 100% Lambskin leather.
  • Complete color shade Guarantee indeed.
  • Lack polyester grosgrain ribbon border 2 inches wide on the apron and 1.5 inches wide on the flap.
  • Pocket at the rear and soft padding.
  • Size 14 inches high x 16 inches wide.
  • Embroidery of the Highest Quality; Handmade.
  • Lack fine polyester fabric lining on back with glove pocket.


Master Mason Funeral Black apron made with Premium replica lambskin leather body and flap with a black watered grosgrain ribbon border, black satin lining, and silver plated hardware. The officer’s symbol and the All Seeing Eye in the Masonic Apron are also beautifully machine embroidered in black silk thread.

Masons wear plain white aprons; as part of their traditional dress at Funeral. They are also inspired to dress in formal wear. This includes a suit and tie that would be suitable at any other funeral service. Master Masons have styled it as “the Highest Priest” and wore the apron as a badge of religious authority.


Masonic funeral aprons stand as silent witnesses to a timeless tradition, embodying a tapestry of symbolism and reverence within the Free-masonic journey. In this exploration, we delve deep into the historical roots, the intricate symbolism, the craftsmanship involved, and the evolving role of these aprons in the sacred rites of Masonic funerals.

Historical Evolution

The history of Masonic funeral aprons traces back to the early days of Freemasonry, where rituals and symbolism played a pivotal role in shaping the fraternity. In the 18th century, the apron emerged as a distinctive emblem, signifying the purity of the Mason’s heart and the honour of their Craft. Over time, these aprons evolved in design, reflecting regional variations and the changing aesthetics of the Masonic community.

Symbolism Woven

At the heart of Masonic funeral aprons lies a rich tapestry of symbolism, each element carefully chosen to convey profound meanings. The white lambskin, representing purity and innocence, symbolizes the Mason’s virtuous journey through life. The square and compass, often embroidered or painted on the apron, echo the fundamental principles of Freemasonry: moral rectitude and the pursuit of knowledge.

The apron’s shape and the positioning of its symbols further contribute to its symbolism. An apron with a square flap, for instance, signifies the Master Mason, while a triangular flap may denote a lower rank. The manner in which the apron is worn during the funeral rituals communicates the Mason’s stage in the journey beyond.

Craftsmanship and Materials

Craftsmanship is a cornerstone of Masonic traditions, and funeral aprons are no exception. Many aprons are handcrafted, emphasizing the artisanal dedication to precision and detail. Traditional materials include lambskin or white silk, chosen for their symbolic purity. Intricate embroidery or hand-painted symbols elevate these aprons to sacred artifacts, worthy of the reverence bestowed upon them during funeral ceremonies.

Regional Variations

Freemasonry is a global fraternity with diverse traditions, and Masonic funeral aprons reflect this diversity. Different jurisdictions and regions may have unique styles, colours, or additional symbols incorporated into their apron designs. Exploring these regional variations adds a layer of complexity to the understanding of Masonic funeral rites and apron symbolism.

The Role in Funeral Rituals

In the solemnity of a Masonic funeral, the apron takes centre stage, draped over the departed Mason’s casket. This ritualistic act is not merely symbolic; it is a tangible representation of the Mason’s lifelong commitment to the principles of Freemasonry. The apron becomes a shroud of honour, underscoring the virtues that defined the Mason’s earthly journey.

As the funeral procession unfolds, the apron serves as a visual anchor, connecting the living brethren with the spirit of the departed. Its symbolism becomes a guiding light, reminding all present of the shared values and principles that bind the Masonic brotherhood.

Contemporary Perspectives

In the modern era, as Freemasonry continues to adapt to changing times, the symbolism of Masonic funeral aprons remains a poignant constant. Contemporary Masons may reflect on these symbols of their own experiences and interpretations, adding new meaning to ancient tradition. The apron becomes a bridge between the timeless principles of Freemasonry and the evolving narratives of its practitioners.

Preservation and Collecting

For those passionate about Masonic history, collecting and preserving funeral aprons become a sacred duty. Each apron tells a unique story, not only of the individual Mason but also of the Masonic community and its enduring legacy. Tips on preservation techniques, and the stories behind specific aprons can breathe life into the study of Masonic funeral aprons.


In the intricate folds of Masonic funeral aprons, we find profound testament to enduring principles and timeless traditions of Freemasonry. From historical roots to symbolic intricacies, and craftsmanship, these aprons encapsulate the essence of the Masonic journey beyond. As we unveil the layers of symbolism woven into every stitch, we come to appreciate the apron not just as a garment but as a sacred emblem, connecting generations of Masons in a timeless continuum.

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Additional information

Apron Body Material

Imitation leather, Lambskin, Satin Fabric

Apron Size

13 x 15 inches, 14 x 16 inches

Apron Border Material

Grossgrain Ribbon, Velvet Border


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