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Corpus Christi carpet, London, 2019 – 2

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Corpus Christi carpet laid at St Mary’s Bourne Street, Belgravia, in preparation for their 6 p.m. ‘Solemn Evensong, Procession and Benediction of the Most Holy Sacrament’, Sunday 23 June 2019.

The carpet consists of small pieces of a variety of shrubs and trees, clipped from the gardens of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, with a lot of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) and occasional rose petals, said to have come from the gardens of members of the congregation.

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