Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Treasures of the Patriarchal Chapel in Lisbon

The Portuguese blog Semper Idem has a nice post with photographs from an ongoing exposition of liturgical objects from the Royal and Patriarchal Chapel of Lisbon. Some of these objects show the traditional triple tiara worn by the Patriarchs of Lisbon, essentially identical to the Papal tiara, but obviously without the Papal keys. The Patriarch also used the ostrich feather fans which are usually seen in photographs of the old Papal liturgy. Here are just a few of the photographs.

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