Rome – Day 2: Baccala and brocade

Posted May 5, 2017 1:49 pm by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Rome – Day 2: Baccala and brocade

Yesterday I mentioned the set of vestments we are having made for the Pontifical Masses. I received the following few photos before the fabric was cut and sent for sewing. The photos are not great, but they give a sense of the project.
You can see that the arms are embroidered directly into the fabric, rather than onto a patch.  More on the patch, below.

With some of the trim.  Apparently, the trim held back the project.  They thought they had enough, but when they opened a package of it, it was mismarked.  So, they had to look high and low to get

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