This set of vestments are examples of Anglo-Saxon Embroidery. They are worked with gold thread and coloured silks in stem stitch, split stitch and surface couching. These vestments are covered in figures, who are archtypes rather than individuals.
Europe's earliest book: The seventh century St Cuthbert Gospel lay buried in a saint's coffin for hundreds of years and has now been bought by the British Library
https://flic.kr/p/DsMhuV | DURHAM, St Cuthbert. Harry Clarke. | One of the few churches in England with a Harry Clarke window, St Cuthbert's in Old Elvet, Durham commemorates the life of Canon William Brown who served as curate and priest for fifty years 1884-1924. The window dates from 1931 and shows St William of York (top left), St Cuthbert (top right), Blessed Thomas Percy (bottom right) and St Bede (bottom left).
Europe's oldest book which survived pillaging Vikings: The St Cuthbert Gospel was buried alongside St Cuthbert, an early English Christian leader, on the island of Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland in around