Category: Ecclesiastical

Ecclesiastical dresses and antiques. Medieval, Byzantine.

Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


The Knights Templar. The Second Crusade in the Middle Ages.

Templars, Knights, Midldle ages, Templar, Armor,

Foundation of the Order of the Temple — St. Bernard aids the Order—Constitution of the Order — St. Bernard’s account of the Templars — The Christian power in the East weakened — The Second Crusade — The siege of Damascus — Letter of a Knight Templar — Exploits of the Templars in Palestine

Thomas Becket. Archbishop Ecclesiastical Costume.

Ecclesiastical Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of Archbishop Thomas Becket of Canterbury.

[su_note note_color=”#e3fdbf”] Thomas à Becket. Archbishop Ecclesiastical Costume. [/su_note] Chasuble, Mitre, and Stole of St. Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1117-1170); preserved in the Cathedral of Sens. Cloth and Embroidery… Read More

Byzantium Bishop, Deacon and Levite costumes.

Fashion History, Costume history

[su_note note_color=”#e3fdbf”] Byzantium Bishop, Deacon and Levite costumes. [/su_note] Associated with:  Byzantine costume history.  The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history. The Ancient Greek Costume On the history of costumes.… Read More

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)