A challenging project that required repairing the underlying card and then laying gold threads over repaired areas. Threads had to be sourced and new techniques learned.
This vintage humeral veil was given to a local priest. The rays emanating from the IHS monogram were detached from the grounding fabric and fraying. The priest wanted to have use of this simple yet stunning piece available for adoration for a few more years. The grounding fabric was stained and worn in some places […]
My work on this was limited to hand sewing a nice silk edging, tacking in the tie and making minor repairs to replacing and tacking down missing threads.