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  • Record Number: 43404
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wetter , Evelin,
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  • Title: Clothing for a Marriage Made in Heaven: The Role of Textiles in Ecclesiastical Consecration Rites
  • Source: Arrayed in Splendour: Art, Fashion, and Textiles in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.  Edited by Christoph Brachmann.  Brepols, 2019.  Pages 25 - 57.
  • Description: See pages 28-43 for discussion of crowns for nuns, the concept of the sponsa Christi and the nun's crown as moral obligation and promise of salvation. The author also discusses ecclesiastical vestments in the priest's role as a groom of the Church.
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bride of Christ Clergy Clothing Crowns Monasticism Nuns
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  • Author's Affiliation: Curator at the Abegg-Stiftung and Leipzig University
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  • Year of Publication: 2019.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9782503579658