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Liturgical objects in the Walters Art Gallery.

Author: Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
Publisher: Baltimore [1967]
Series: Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.).; Walters Art Gallery picture book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To exalt spiritual beauty through material splendor -- this was the goal of the soaring cathedrals, the shimmering stained-glass windows and the magnificent liturgical vessels. These sacred objects fashioned with such love and attention so beautifully express in color, light and form what the liturgy attempts to say with the prescribed prayers and the ceremonial acts of the worship service. - Foreword.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.).
Liturgical objects in the Walters Art Gallery.
Baltimore [1967]
(OCoLC)643624514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
OCLC Number: 1620290
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Church bell --
Foreword --
Candlestick --
Book cover --
Reliquary --
Beginning of the Gospel of St. Luke --
Altar cross --
Portable altar --
Missal --
Chalice --
Pyx --
Ciborium --
Eucharistic dove --
End of a reliquary chasse --
Reliquary of the true cross --
Gemellion --
Aquamanile --
Reliquary chasse --
Reliquary monstrance --
Psalter --
Volute of a crozier --
Reliquary chasse --
Antiphonary --
Head of a chanter's staff --
Hanging reliquary --
Arm reliquary --
Monstrance --
Missal --
Reliquary monstrance --
Processional cross --
Pax --
Censer --
Madonna and child --
Glossary.
Series Title: Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.).; Walters Art Gallery picture book.

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To exalt spiritual beauty through material splendor -- this was the goal of the soaring cathedrals, the shimmering stained-glass windows and the magnificent liturgical vessels. These sacred objects fashioned with such love and attention so beautifully express in color, light and form what the liturgy attempts to say with the prescribed prayers and the ceremonial acts of the worship service. - Foreword.

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