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Cape Breton Centre for Heritage & Science


Accession number: 2019.105,6
Materials: fabric, cardboard
Measurements: 21 cm L x 21 cm W x 3 cm DepthDepth dimension is of the opening created when front and back are separated
Description:  Gold embossed  with floral designs aith central aooliqued cross design on top and plain gold on sides and back.A receptacle in which, for reasons of convenience and reverence, the folded corporal is carried to and from the altar. In Roman form the burse is ordinarily made of two juxtaposed pieces of cardboard about twenty-five centimetres (or ten inches) square, bound together at three edges, leaving the fourth open to receive the corporal. One outer side of the burse is of the same material and colour as the vestments with which it is used; the rest is lined with linen or silk.