Vestments From Around the World

Ecclesiastical Sewing, a traditional craft, provides a glimpse into history and tradition. Exploring vestments worldwide on platforms like Pinterest reveals beautiful hand-embroidered pieces from countries like Russia and Ukraine. A document by the Metropolitan Museum of Art explains the differences between Orthodox and Western Church vestments, showcasing the Russian Phelonion. The ornate vestments from 1802 to 1877 feature luxurious materials, gold, silver, bells, and unique garment labels, offering insight into the rich history of ecclesiastical textiles.