Bag/casing for bronze tablet: 150th Ann. Royal Arch Lodge #2

Object Number: 
INV.12156
Date: 
1910-1911
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 1/4 in. ( 24.8 x 21.6 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
woven: center front: "THE GORHAM CO. / FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK."
Description: 
Vertical rectangular drawstring bag with stand-up collar made of tufted brown linen and a green silk ribbon drawstring, with a manufactured woven label on one side.
Gallery Label: 
This bag houses a miniature (INV.8808) of a bronze tablet erected on December 15, 1910, in the Empire Room of the Masonic Temple in New York City, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Independent Royal Arch Lodge No. 2 established in December, 1760. The bronze was made by Gorham Manufacturing of Providence, Rhode Island, which opened its Fifth Avenue showroom in 1905.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group