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Furniture, Objects, Linen, Clothing and Musical Instruments of the Roman Catholic Faith. As a record of Catholic religious objects, Thesaurus is at once theology and art history, superbly presented in finest detail. The book is divided into 5 chapters covering devotional objects, liturgical vestments, furniture, sacred vessels, and much more. Examples include an ancient key that was used to lock a tabernacle or an altar of repose; a 14th century bust containing relics of the person it represented; a sacred vessel in the shape of a dove that was used to hold consecrated hosts; and a papal cloak made of gold cloth. The more than 600 objects featured are accompanied by comprehensive captions that explain the origin of each object, its materials and purpose. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in art, history, theology, and religion. 22 x 27,5 cm, 408 S., 650 teils farb. Abb., Ln. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Thesaurus - Religious Objects of the ...
Descripción Editions du patrimoine, Paris, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. In pristine condition. [Thesaurus of Religious Objects: Furniture, Objects, Linen, Clothing and Musical Instruments of the Roman Catholic Faith; alternate title on title page.] Text in French, English, and Italian. 600-entry illustrated reference work compiled by Caisse nationale des monuments historiques et des sites/Editions du patrimoine, Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication/Direction de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine (Inventaire general), Getty Trust/Getty Information Institute, Canadian Heritage/Canadian Heritage Information Network, and Ministero per i Beni Culturali e Ambientali/Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione (ICCD). Edited by Joel Perrin and Sandra Vasco Rocca. Red cloth boards with dust jacket. 406 pages. 11 x 8 5/8 in. Nº de ref. de la librería 000093