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Altar Cloths

From the Collection of Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village 89 Merri Street Warrnambool Victoria

Description
The Burse (AKA a "corporas-case") is a type of folder used to carry the corporal to and from the altar. It is made out of two square pieces of cardboard laid one on top of the other, then bound together along one edge to form a hinge. Sometimes, an extra purificator may be placed inside the pall. The other item is a Chalice Veil which is placed over the chalice, paten, and purificator when the vessels are prepared for the Eucharist and placed on the altar; it is removed before the Consecration. Both are Green with gold embroidered cross and trim (Epiphany and Ordinary Time).
Size
Cloth H 47.5 x W 45.5 Cover H 23.5 x W 23.5
Attached Files
Object Registration
1625.02
Keywords
flagstaff hill, warrnambool, shipwrecked-coast, flagstaff-hill, flagstaff-hill-maritime-museum, maritime-museum, shipwreck-coast, flagstaff-hill-maritime-village, burse, chalice veil
Last updated
23 Dec 2019 at 11:02AM