7: Ornaments (ceremonial vestments)

The different vestments identify the different ranks within the church. Colours vary according to the events of the liturgical calendar.

In all cases, between the 16th and the 20th centuries there is a clear interest in gold thread, brocade and embroidery. Perhaps the most visually impressive are those from the 18th century, influenced by the elaborate French models, with their Chinese motifs and Mexican and Peruvian embroidery.

Vestiduras Sagradas

El MDAS de Bilbao nacía en septiembre de 1961. Su objetivo primordial era la conservación, el estudio y la divulgación del patrimonio histórico-artístico de la Diócesis de Bilbao.

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