Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Russian Pilgrims in the Desert on the Way to Sinai in the Holy Land.

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Russian Pilgrims in the Sinai desert 1920s.

Russian Pilgrims in the Desert on the Way to Sinai.

Pilgrimage of Russian believers traveling in a caravan in the Holy Land through the desert of the Sinai.

Source: Picturesque Palestine, Arabia, & Syria;: The country, the people and the landscape, by Karl Grober (1885-1945). Publisher: Brentano New York 1925. Photogravure.


Note:  The Mitre of the bishop of Limerick, Ireland.

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