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  • In the middle of the orphrey is a figure of Our Lord holding the orb in His left hand.
  • From the first the white conical cap seems to have been decorated round the lower edge by a band or orphrey (circulus).
  • When the horns came to be set before and behind, the vertical orphrey retained its position.
  • Of the surviving early mitres the greater number have only the orphrey embroidered, the body of the mitre being left plain.
  • Sometimes the back of the chasuble has no cross, but only a vertical orphrey, and in this case the front, besides the vertical stripe, has a horizontal orphrey just below c d From Braun's Liturgische Gewandung, by permission of the publisher, B.
 

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