[HNW] Re: Byzantine embroidery

Chris Laning claning at igc.org
Sat Oct 18 11:44:24 PDT 2003


At 7:42 AM +0200 10/16/03, ianruadh at zonnet.nl wrote:
>Towards the end of the 19th or the beginning of the 20st century a man of
>the cloth wrote several books about vestments in the Roman Catholic Church.
>His name was Braun (Joseph as first name????). To the best of my knowledge
>he also wrote a book about paterns which could be used to decorate
>vestments. Maybe there is something among the patterns which you can use.

Yes, that would be Josef Braun, S.J. His books are all in German and 
illustrated with small black-and-white photos, though they're not bad 
photos for the time he is writing (1940s I think). They are hard to 
find, but inter-library loan should be able to locate some of them.
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