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LaVerna maintains one of the original habits worn by St. Francis.

They also showcase a spectacular parato di Pentecoste, Pentecost vestments, which were given by the Florentines to the convent of La Verna in 1574.


This first photo comes from another source, but it shows the entire set rather well


Chasuble; note the shape of the vestment


Dalmatic


Chalice veil


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Giovanni Bellini, St Francis in Ecstasy, 1480

3 posted on 03/18/2013 4:26:57 AM PDT by NYer (Beware the man of a single book - St. Thomas Aquinas)
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To: Dr. Brian Kopp

Don’t want you to miss these magnificent vestments.


5 posted on 03/18/2013 5:39:38 AM PDT by NYer (Beware the man of a single book - St. Thomas Aquinas)
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