Friday, April 29, 2011

Pugin Style Cope at Royal Wedding, Westminster Abbey

I was watching the Royal Wedding earlier today and I took note of the cope being worn by Rowan Williams; my immediate thought was that this was one of the Pugin reproduction fabrics available from Watts and Co of London. Sure enough, on the Watts site today:

A beautiful cope. The original Pugin cope, from whence this textile was based, was made for St. Augustine's, Ramsgate. Here it is:

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