The textile arts in the Churches of the United Kingdom are beautiful. Below are examples from my travels so far. Unfortunately many cathedrals and churches do not permit photography so I do not have examples from Westminster Abbey, Saint Paul’s or Durham. These are a good example however.
Altar in side chapel of Saint Giles, Edinburgh
Detail Central Panel -Saint Giles
Detail of Altar Frontal
Detail of Dalmatic, Canterbury
Dalmatic made in 1903 based on a set of vestments Saint Thomas a Becket wore in France.
Detail of Altar in Nave of Canterbury
Altar Frontal at Canterbury Cathedral
Detail Altar Frontal
Medieval Altar Frontal – Victoria & Albert Museum, London