Historic Dress of the Clergy by Rev. George S. Tyack, B.A.
This reprint of a Classic work is provided by Ecclesiastical Sewing. Originally published in 1897, this volume covers the history of many liturgical vestments, beginning with the the Levitical Vestments of the Old Testament.
The book provides history on the Cassock and Coats, Copes, Cloaks and Gowns, Head Gear, Linen and Lawn, Colors, and more.
There is even a section on topics not usually covered such as Bishop's Shoes, Sandals, gloves, rings, and more.
We invite you to explore the history of church vestments and the use through the millennium with this historic reprint of a classic work.
NOTE: This book is a reproduction of an informative historical work. Ecclesiastical Sewing has digitally remastered this text, preserving the original ideas for future generations. Since this is the reconstructed original, the original blemishes may be present in our reproduction. These have been left with the intention to preserve the integrity of this historical work.
Modern readers may not be as familiar with the writing style of historical works. These books were written at a time when there was an assumed level of knowledge. They are unlike today's works where people expect to be taken by the hand through every possible detail.