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  • noun Plural form of orphrey.

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Examples

  • They are certainly clearly within the vocabulary of the tradition, and yet also incorporate certain aspects of modernity, in some cases by way of the textiles used, in others the style of the ornamentation, the pattern in the orphreys, or their design.

    Continuity, Beauty and Dignity within the Liturgical Arts and their Development

  • The orphreys are embroidered with silk, silver, gold, and coral beads.

    Roman Exhibition Showcases Significant and Historical Vestments

  • What particularly relates them to many of the conical vestments seen within the context of the Liturgical Movement is not only the ample cut of the chasuble, but also the pattern and style of the orphreys, and the dalmatic which is full and long in both the body and in the arms.

    Vestments in a Style of the Monastic Element of the 20th Century Liturgical Movement

  • For the last two weeks of Lent, starting with Passion Sunday, the frontals and the chasuble are replaced by those of Passiontide red with black orphreys, but the veils remain in situ until Easter Even.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • For the last two weeks of Lent, starting with Passion Sunday, the frontals and the chasuble are replaced by those of Passiontide red with black orphreys, but the veils remain in situ until Easter Even.

    The Lenten Array

  • The original owner was the Duke of Warwick d.1445 who can be identified by the heraldic devices on the coats of arms applied to the orphreys.

    Three Fifteenth Century Chasubles

  • The original owner was the Duke of Warwick d.1445 who can be identified by the heraldic devices on the coats of arms applied to the orphreys.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • For the last two weeks of Lent, starting with Passion Sunday, the frontals and the chasuble are replaced by those of Passiontide red with black orphreys, but the veils remain in situ until Easter Even.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • One chasuble will be purple and the other rose, both with the same orphreys, for use in Advent and Lent.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • The fabric is rose and silver, with satin rose lining, rose velvet orphreys, and silver and black galloon.

    I've been doing some sewing

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