This beautiful Chasuble originates from Continental Europe and dates back to the 19th Century. It is opulently embroidered with Colorful and real Silver thread. The Floral Stumpwork is conducted magnificently in typical Baroque Designs. It is made out of fine silk and Linen. The embroidery is conducted in a wonderful three dimensional raised way.
Fair to good Antique condition. Some staining and Thread Bear. (Please see pictures)
The chasuble is the outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for the celebration of the Eucharist in Western-tradition Christian Churches that use full vestments, primarily in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches. In the Eastern Churches of Byzantine Rite, the equivalent vestment is the phelonion. "The vestment proper to the priest celebrant at Mass and other sacred actions directly connected with Mass is, unless otherwise indicated, the chasuble, worn over the alb and stole" (General Instruction of the Roman Missal, 337). Like the stole, it is normally of the liturgical colour of the Mass being celebrated.
SIZE: 45" x 27"
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