Church Vestments: Their Origin and Development

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Courier Dover Publications, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 190 pages
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This comprehensive reference by a noted costume authority traces the evolution of clerical attire through the centuries until the end of the 1400s. Vestments depicted and discussed include the simple alb, pallium, chasuble, cassock, surplice, mitre, and accessories such as footwear, crosses, headgear, rings, and gloves. 276 black-and-white illustrations. 8-page color insert.
  

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Contents

BRIEF SKETCH OF THE HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH TILL 1500 I
1
TITLES OF ECCLESIASTICS
3
VESTMENTS IN GENERAL
8
THE ALB
17
THE PALLIUM
21
Folded Pallium
23
FOOTGEAR
38
General Types of Shoes VI Century
39
Bishop Henry of Blois 126 Pointed Pilos PAGE 48 48 49 50 5 50 51 51 52 53 55 55 56 57 58 58 58 59 60 60 62 65 66 66 66 67 67 67 67 68 68 6...
98
IG 27 Mitra Clericalis
99
Mitre XII Century 29 Mitre embroidered with Cross XII
102
Diagram of Mitre XII Century
103
Mitre with Horn Effect XII Century 32 First Triangular Mitre XIII Century 33 Diagram of Triangular Mitre 34 The Mitre more fully Developed
104
The Bishop of Paris XIII Century 36 The Mitra Pretiosa 37 Mitre of St Thomas Plate XVI
106
THE TIARA
108
Pope Innocent III
109

THE DALMATIC
43
Dalmatic showing Position of Tassels
48
Tassels in Pyramid Form
49
Subdeacon XIII Century 64 Deacon XIII Century 65 Priest XIII Century
50
Deacon XIV Century 67 Diagram of Dalmatic
51
Deacon with Chalice XIV Century
52
Diagram of Dalmatic XV Century
53
THE CHASUBLE
55
The Cucullus PreChristian
56
Peasant of Republican and Imperial Rome
57
Paenula IV Century 75 St Philip wearing Paenula IV Century 76 St Romanus Priest IV Century
58
Diagram of Later Paenula
59
The Casula 79 Diagram of Casula
60
Diagram of Planeta
62
Bishop in full Vestments VI Century
65
Orphrey VII to X Century 83 Celtic Orphrey X and XI Century 84 Celtic Orphrey X and XI Century
66
Orphrey XII Century 86 Narrow Orphrey 87 Chasuble with Tau Cross Effect 88 Chasuble with Tau Cross Effect
67
Stoleend XIII Century 90 Stoleend XIII Century
68
Embroidery on Amice XIV Century 92 Apparel on Amice XIV Century 93 Apparel on Amice XIV Century 94 Embroidery
69
St Swithun in Contemporary Vestments X Century
72
St Clement at the Altar XI Century
74
Diagram of Chasuble XI Century 98 Imperial Byzantine Crown VI Century 99 The Corona
75
Chasuble of St Thomas a Becket Front 101 Chasuble of St Thomas Back
76
Byzantine Brocade XII Century
77
Half Diagram of Chasuble
78
Fiddleback Chasuble VIII Century Front 105 Fiddleback Chasuble Back View
79
A Vicar in full Vestments XIV Century
82
THE AMICE
84
Amice worn on Head XII Century 11o Diagram of Amice XII Century
85
i11 Amice with Orphrey on Head 112 Amice with Orphrey round Neck 113 Crescentshaped Amice XIII Century 114 Diagram of Amice
86
The Rev John West
87
THE STOLE
88
THE MANIPLE
92
Maniple XII and XIII Centuries
93
THE MITRE
95
Phrygian Cap 123 GrecoRoman Phrygian
96
The Camelaucum
97
St Gregory the Great in XIII Century Tiara 43 Pope Innocent IV
110
Pope Clement IV and Charles of Anjou
111
Tiara with a more ornate Single Coronet
112
Tiara with Two Coronets XIII Century 48 Pope John XXII XIV Century 49 The Triplecrowned Tiara XIV Century 50 Pope Martin V
113
Pope Sixtus IV
114
THE PASTORAL STAFF OR CROZIER
116
The Celtic Crozier 58 Circular Hook
117
Crozier VII Century 60 An Irish Bishop X Century
119
Walkingstick AngloSaxon 62 Carlovingian carved Crozierhead
120
Eastern Crozier XI Century 64 Eastern Crozier more elaborate
121
Sudarium XIV Century 66 Twisted Sudarium XI Century
122
St Cuthberts Crozier with Volute XII
123
The Hyde Abbey Crozier XII Century 73 The Cluny Crozier XIII Century
124
Crozier with Central Leaf Motif 75 Crozier from XlVCentury Stained
125
Crozier XIII Century
126
THE CROSS
128
Agnus Dei V Century
129
GrecoRoman Anchor 83 The Christian Anchor 84 The Chirho IV Century 85 The Chirho another Form 86 The Chirho a further Variation
130
A Chirho Symbol V Century 88 The Earliest Type of Crucifix VII Century
132
The Second Type of Crucifix X Century
133
Later Type of Crucifix XII Century
134
THE CROSSSTAFF
138
Glass
144
THE HALO OR NIMBUS
146
FLABELLUM OR MUSCARIUM FAN
149
THE COPE
157
THE CASSOCK
165
THE SURPLICE
168
THE TUNICLE
170
THE ROCHET
172
THE ALMUCE
173
THE CHIMERE
177
THE TONSURE AND HEADGEAR
180
RINGS AND GLOVES
183
INDEX
189
102
190
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