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Church Vestments and other Ornaments
Historic Book Collection on CD

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The Church Vestments Historic book collection is a great resource for people interested in the artistic history of the clothing and other embroidered pieces that are enmeshed in the ritual of the mass and other services of the church. The 17 books in this collection are a fascinating look at the beautiful creations made through the centuries by artisans for the church. You will learn about and see many examples of beautiful embroidery and needlework used for vestments, emblems badges, banners and all the other cloth decorated items of the church. This heavily illustrated collection will be an excellent addition to your reference collection and provides numerous examples of of high quality embroidery work that you can use for study or as guides for your own projects.

All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.

  1. Catalogue of vestments, banners and regalia .. (1893) - Benziger brothers - 112 pages
  2. Ecclesiastical vestments: their development and history (1896) - Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart - 298 pages
  3. Textile fabrics; a descriptive catalogue of the collection of church-vestments, dresses, silk stuffs, needle-work and tapestries, forming that section of the Museum (1870) - South Kensington Museum; Rock, Daniel - 613 pages
  4. Church embroidery (1911) - Dryden, Alice - 208 pages
  5. Church embroidery, ancient and modern (1867) - Dolby, Anastasia Marice - 262 pages
  6. Church ornaments and their civil antecedents (1917) - Legg, J. Wickham (John Wickham); Gambier-Parry, Thomas Robert - 152 pages
  7. Costume of prelates of the Catholic church, according to Roman etiquette (1909) - Nainfa, John Abel Felix Prosper - 346 pages
  8. Historic dress of the clergy (1897) - Tyack, George Smith - 154 pages
  9. The ornaments of the ministers (1920) - Dearmer, Percy - 233 pages
  10. English embroidery (1905) - Kendrick, A. F. (Albert Frank) - 275 pages
  11. Church needlework; a manual of practical instruction (1907) - Hands, Hinda M - 122 pages
  12. Church needlework : with practical remarks on its arrangement and preparation (1844) - Lambert, Miss - 200 pages
  13. Church art in metal, plaster, glass, leather, embroidery, wood, jewelled plate. (1921) - 37 pages
  14. Abridged illustrated catalogue of art furniture, hangings and embroidery manufactured by Jones & Willis. (1889) - 97 pages
  15. The Holy Eastern Church : a popular outline of its history, doctrines, liturgies, and vestments (1870) - 134 pages
  16. Church vestments: (1868) - Dolby, Anastasia, - 306 pages
  17. The mass and vestments of the Catholic church, liturgical, doctrinal, historical and archeological (1916) - Walsh, John - 522 page

Here are some images from a few of the books:

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

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