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chasuble

Christianity a long sleeveless outer vestment worn by a priest when celebrating Mass
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The women designed three garments for the pope's main functions while he's in Kenya: a simple white ankle-length alb, a classic golden sleeveless chasuble, and a white chasuble embroidered with a Maasai tribe design in colored beads.
Fine floral motifs and arabesques are embroidered in gold thread on his chasuble and alb.
By the walls of Wenlock Priory is a shop of rare intrigue where you can buy albs, chasubles and other paraphernalia supplied by an ecclesiastical outfitter.
We saw Bernard kneeling, in stark white, on the threshold of St Chad's, to pray that he will be a faithful and prayerful servant of us, his flock, and, before that, came a long procession of priests from all over the arch-diocese, identical in Birmingham's "uniform" of yellow and gold chasubles - and one poor priest got his skirt tangled around a cable so he looked, for a second, as if he were growing a little black tail.
Preston Parsons, after seeing how his chasubles often got caught under the wheels of his chair.
It is worth dwelling over the 18th century goldembroidered chasubles which are shown in a magnificent way and are adorned with exquisite needlework.
One entire room is dedicated to work by or linked to de Lohny, including designs for chasubles (Cathedral of S Maria, Aosta), breviaries (Waiters Art Gallery, Baltimore) and a striking Trinity (Museo Civico d'Arte Antica).
The chasubles could be said to be the culmination of Matisse's long fascination with the possibilities of textiles, a literal fusion of perception and making.
The Latin, the shimmering chasubles, the priest's position with his face toward the altar and his back to the faithful, made him an actor in a sacral theater.
60] He later endowed the foundation with sacred objects and at least thirty silk and velvet vestments, including chasubles and tunics, and altar cloths, many out of cloth-of-gold, richly embroidered and decorated with pearls.
The exhibition contains one of Piper's chasubles for Chichester Cathedral, a bold appliqued design in gold and purple on mustard yellow handwoven silk.
Ecclesiastical fashions are exhibited on a runway where models display chasubles and miters for an audience of nuns and clerics and a presiding cardinal, a pale, sexless creature with crimson robes and ill-suited sunglasses who falls asleep.