Tailor has clothes ready for new pope
on 04/03/2013 13:07:07
It displayed three sets of white vestments - small, medium and large - to be sent to the Vatican for the new pope.
A white silk "zucchetto," or skullcap, lay on a bed of red cloth in the window, as did a white sash with golden fringes and a pair of red leather shoes.
Gammarelli, tucked behind the Pantheon in central Rome, has served scores of cardinals and popes since 1798.
Pope Pius XII was an exception: he used his family tailor.