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Morse

Morse

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Summary

A morse is a clasp attached to a liturgical vestment to prevent the garment from slipping from the shoulders. Gilded copper is at once heavy enough to support the weight of the fabric yet resplendent enough to be suitably ceremonial in appearance.

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Date

1250
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Source

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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