Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite. Blue Lodges
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (AASR). Blue Lodges
The Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (AASR) is a Masonic rite founded in 1801 in Charleston (United States at the instigation of the brothers John Mitchell and Frederic Dalcho. It is based on the Grand Constitutions of 1786, allegedly written by the king Frederick II of Prussia.
The regalia worn in the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite blue lodges vary according to the degree and rank of each Freemason. They include the following articles: Aprons, Gloves, Sashes, Hats, Caps or Kippah and ties or neckties.
The Worshipful Master and the Lodge Officers also wear Collars and Collar Jewels according to their function.
The main specificity of the AASR blue lodge regalia is the red border of the Masters’ and Lodge Officers’ aprons.