Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Gorgeous Irish Vestments
Purchased by Archbishop John Ireland at the Chicago World's Fair Columbian Exhibition in 1893.
Heavy silk and poplin. Hand embroidered and made in Irish embroidery schools. Royal School of Art Needlework, Dublin.
Cathedral of Saint Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota.
October 23, 2013 at 9:36 PM
Infinitesimal detail by hand!
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