Renaissance Elegance: Cardinalatial Vestments of the Early 1500's

The following set of vestments are dated to the Renaissance period, specifically to the years 1500-1520, and are found within Perugia. This particular set, unlike so many that include embroidered panel orphreys, is not an instance of an earlier medieval embroidery that has been re-set onto a new base; this set appears to be entirely made within the same period, destined for this particular set of vestments.  Stylistically this certainly rings true, for not only do we not find the tell tale sign of a re-purposed orphrey -- namely, by means of it evidently being cut down -- but stylistically the figures certainly fit to the increasing sophistication in the way these are depicted, and it of course the red material used for the main body of the vestments is of course an example one of the most popular motifs of the Renaissance, the so-called pomegranate pattern. 

The cope from the set, of which the hood/shield can be seen above depicting the Resurrection, bears the arms of the sixteenth century cardinal to whom it was either gifted or by whom it was commissioned -- possibly that of Cardinal Francesco Armellini Pantalassi de Medici:

Regrettably details of the orphrey are not available, however they contain various scenes of the life of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary.
We also have available for our consideration the chasuble that goes with this set. The chasuble bears images of Ss. Peter and Paul, St Lawrence, St. John the Evangelist and -- uniquely -- God the Father. 

Given the presence of the cope in this set, it seems probable that there would also have been matching dalmatic and tunicles as well.

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