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Ponte Nossa, Madonna delle Lacrime

The project

 

Madonna delle Lacrime Sanctuary in Ponte Nossa (Bergamo) is famous for a peculiar guest: an embalmed crocodile from the XVIth Century.

Regardless this curiosity, all you need is looking at some pictures of the Church to understand how its decorations are a sufficient reason to be fascinated.

The wooden ceiling, with its colours, is what caught our attention and inspired us for the realization of a liturgical set with tailored handwoven orphreys.

Gold, red and green will be the common feature for all the vestments.

The set

 

Handwoven golden silk tailored liturgical set including chasuble, mitre and cope.

Orphreys and decorations in gold, red and green passementerie.

the vestments