Tuesday, June 26, 2012

New Vestment Work from Russia

As our regular readers will know, we have generally made it a practice to share new liturgical art work including vestment work -- in fact, especially vestment work since, unlike the other liturgical arts, vestments are more frequently made and commissioned and thus examples are more readily forthcoming.

At any rate, I wished to share some further new work, this time executed in Moscow, Russia. The set was made specifically for the Christmas season (and hence, I am informed, the star imagery which is used). Here is the chasuble:

I quite like the textiles used in this piece, including how the patterns are used. Moreover, I do find the star design on the back interesting insofar as it has a certain originality, but one which is not over-stated.

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