1st Edition

High Fashion in the Church
The Place of Church Vestments in the History of Art from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century




ISBN 9781902653600
Published June 30, 2002 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

This book focuses on second half of the twentieth century, for strange things have been happening in the church. It aim is to show something of the origins and use of the vestments themselves, and to traces the development of their decoration in the context of the arts.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Origins and Development of the Vestments 2. Liturgical Colours 3. The Middle Ages 4. The Renaissance 5. Baroque and Rococo 6. The Nineteenth Century and After

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