An amice was a loose fitting garment worn by Romans over their tunics; it was also worn by priests and pilgrims.  It is a form of vestment used today by Roman Catholic priests during mass.

Amice

An amice was a loose fitting garment worn by Romans over their tunics; it was also worn by priests and…

(1484-1566) A famous Spanish priest who was a settler of the New World.

Bartolome de Las Casas

(1484-1566) A famous Spanish priest who was a settler of the New World.

This is an Egyptian man's costume. It is made of leopard skin, and was worn by the Egyptian priests.

Egyptian Man's Costume

This is an Egyptian man's costume. It is made of leopard skin, and was worn by the Egyptian priests.

The orphrey is an embroidered band worn by priests. This band is part of the archbishop's cape designed for the Anglican church.

Orphrey

The orphrey is an embroidered band worn by priests. This band is part of the archbishop's cape designed…

"A considerable part of the land -- perhaps one third -- belonged to temples, in order that the temple worship might be kept up." - West, 1904

Temple of the Sun at Karnak

"A considerable part of the land -- perhaps one third -- belonged to temples, in order that the temple…

Title of First Tract from Las Casas.

First Tract

Title of First Tract from Las Casas.

Title of Fourth Tract from Las Casas.

Fourth Tract

Title of Fourth Tract from Las Casas.

Title of Seventh Tract from Las Casas.

Seventh Tract

Title of Seventh Tract from Las Casas.

The medieval maniple valence is an embroidered band of silk that is typically worn by priests in the Roman Catholic church. It is ornamented with cords, tassels and embroidery.

Medieval Maniple Valence

The medieval maniple valence is an embroidered band of silk that is typically worn by priests in the…