Old Chalice Burse

 Old chalice burse

This is an old chalice burse which is heavily worn out, the edges are torn and the stains of wine are spreading around also the candle wax.

The fabric are carefully remove from the cardboard, then the ophrey are removed from the body. The body is then washed and a layer of new interlining is added to sustain the strength of the body. The ophrey is then stitched back onto the body.