This beautiful Pall originates from continental Europe. It dates back to the 19th Century and is embroidered with Gold Metalic thread. The Metallic Cross Stumpwork is nicely conducted in typical Gothic Revival Designs.
The pall (palla) is a stiffened square card covered with linen, usually embroidered with a cross, or some other appropriate symbol. The purpose of the pall is to keep dust and insects from falling into the Eucharistic elements.
Considering its great age it is in good antique condition with some staining (Please see pictures)
SIZE: 7" x 8"
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