Crimson embroidered satin vestment - cope

Unknown author1730

Mafra National Palace

Mafra National Palace

The cope was used by the celebrant in the solemn blessings made at the altar, in the processions, for the solemn prayers of Good Friday, at the Paschal Vigil, Solemn Vespers and Lauds, as well as at the end of the Matins Solemn It can also be used by an assistant priest in the first masses of new priests (if not concelebrants) and for the celebration of the Sacraments outside the Mass and in the blessing with the Blessed Sacrament.

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  • Title: Crimson embroidered satin vestment - cope
  • Creator: Unknown author
  • Date created: 1730
  • Location: Palácio Nacional de Mafra, Portugal
  • Location created: Genoa, Italy
  • Type: Textiles
  • Medium: Silk satin embroidered with silk thread