The Honan Chapel - Gallery Collection

Image TitleHonan Collection: red chasuble
DescriptionRed, symbolizing fire and blood, Red is used on Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion and on Good Friday, on Pentecost Sunday, on celebrations of the Lord’s Passion, on the feasts of the Apostles and Evangelists, and on celebrations of Martyr Saints. This chasuble is made from silk and wool poplin. There are Y-shaped orphreys front and back infilled with elaborate animal interlace embroidery. At the centre is Christ´s monogram, IHS. Notice the crest of the Honan Chapel and Hostel. This item has been catalogued by Virginia Teehan & Elizabeth Wincott Heckett in The Honan Chapel: A Golden Vision published by Cork University Press in 2004. The vestments are in storage and are in need of conservation.
ContributorJohn Lees, Cork and William Egan & Sons, Cork
Contribution Year1916
PhotographerAndrew Bradley
CopyrightHonan Trust
Date of Photograph2003
CollectionChapel Collection