Asperges Cope is a kind of mantle that, in the Tridentine rite was used by the priest for the rite of sprinkling holy water on the people, hence its name. Also known as Pluvial Cope, it should be used over the tunic and stole, but also over the cassock-surplice-stole. Its use is appropriate in the celebration of the sacraments of baptism and marriage outside Mass, in the solemn blessing of the Blessed Sacrament, in the processions of the patron saints (white, beige, red or green), on the solemn vespers, in the procession of Palms, in the Celebration of the Passion of Christ (red) and in funerals (purple or black) and in solemn divine offices and in the procession of Corpus Christi. Deacons may also wear asperges copes.
DETAILS OF THE PRODUCT
Balthazar Asperges Cope Purple CP512. Made in brocade jacquard, with stripes of metallic threads of different widths and colors. It is a light structure fabric with an excellent fit. Detail: buttoning made with golden clasps, with the symbols Alpha and Omega. The internal finishing of the hem is done with the application of grosgrain ribbon. This cope is only available in purple. Sizes S, M and L.
Fabric: Drilled Jacquard
Finishing: Buttoning with clasps and grosgrain ribbon on the hem.
Choose the matching humeral veil, priestly or diaconal stole.
Humeral veil and stoles are sold separately.
S: dresses people until 165 cm height.
M: dresses people until 175 cm height.
L: dresses people until 185 cm height.
OBS.: For bigger, smaller or intermediate sizes, consult us.
TIPS FOR CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
- DON’T WASH in the washing machine, it’s preferable to dry-clean them in specialized laundries;
- IRON IT inside out, in medium heat as indicated in the composition and conservation tag;
- After usage, leave the piece to rest for one hour in the open air;
- Hang it in good hangers;
- Don’t keep it for too long wrapped in plastic.
DON’T IRON ON: prints, needlework, galloons and metallic fabrics.
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