We have made silk vestments of the highest quality since 1874. Historically, everything was made to order, according to the individual’s exact specifications. This is still the case with our bespoke vestments. Our stock ranges, however, provide a new alternative to this. Cut by hand and carefully stitched by machine in our workroom, these vestments are available in a wide range of set designs and styles. Items may be purchased individually, or as a Low or High Mass set. They may be viewed below. For more information, please contact us.
The Davenport fabric, exclusive to Watts & Co, was re-woven to celebrate the centenary of G.F. Bodley.It is combined here with Y orphreys in Watts narrow Red Gothic Trellis braid to produce a beautifully authentic Gothic Revival-style vestment, cut to an ample shape. The chasuble is lined in cotton sateen and the Low Mass set includes the Chasuble, Stole, Maniple,...
These clergy stoles, called “Holy Name”, reflects the international nature and appeal of Pugin’s work: the orphrey and embroidery are of English origin, whereas the fabric pattern is based on that of a chasuble currently in Australia
These Gothic clergy stoles are made in the Alton fabric, based on a vestment by Pugin for St Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate, and complimented by a re-weaving of an original Pugin orphrey braid.
Stole length = 270cm
Largest width = 12cm
Narrowest width = 6cm
Available in all 4 liturgical colours.
It has, for a long time, been very difficult to acquire truly Latin shaped vestments: the shape used in Rome for well over 200 years and maintained by tradition in places such as the English Oratories and Westminster Cathedral. Places where “Romanitas” has, for so long, been an important an important part of their charism. By popular request, we are...
Our lightweight, flowing vestments are based on the vestment work of the Abbaye Sainte-Madeleine du Barroux.
The stoles are made in a silk and wool blended fabric, with a gold cotton sateen lining and a woven orphrey braid.
Our design team have sought inspiration for the Wheat Collection from the Watts archives. By combining traditional elements with contemporary design ideas, we have created this elegant stole in pure silk, Comper Cathedral damask. The orphrey is a silk jacquard, comprising heads of wheat and rosehip berries lacing across honeycomb. These stoles are made to order in one of three sizes. Please...