High Fashion in the Church: The Place of Church Vestments in the History of Art from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

High Fashion in the Church

The Place of Church Vestments in the History of Art from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

By Pauline Johnstone

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260 pages

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Paperback: 9781902653600
pub: 2002-07-01
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology