Ralph Schoenherr (1912-2002), Potentate of Cyprus Shrine

Title

Ralph Schoenherr (1912-2002), Potentate of Cyprus Shrine

Description

Shriners wear distinctive cone-shaped hats with tassels, called fezzes, at meetings and at public events. In a shape and style adopted from Middle Eastern dress, the fez in this picture features the name of the wearer’s group, or temple, on the front, along with his office⁠—Potentate, or leader, of his Shrine. 

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Identifier

Gift of Florence E. Connor, 2007.012.20

Creator

Proctor [Studio], New York

Date

1959

Citation

Proctor [Studio], New York , “Ralph Schoenherr (1912-2002), Potentate of Cyprus Shrine,” Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Online Exhibitions, accessed August 20, 2022, https://srmmlonlineexhibitions.omeka.net/items/show/1153.

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