Royal Confraternity Jesús Nazareno
It replaces the previous one by Javier Santos de la Hera which walked from 1980 to 1996. The Confraternity orders to the religious images carver Mr. Francisco Limón the project of the image that will walk closing the retinue of the Jumilla’s Holy Thursday: María Santísima de la Amargura.
Canonically erected in the Santiago’s Main Church.
The tunic and the hood are of black velvet decorated with gold adornments and the Confraternity’s shield embroidered on the chest. It is fastened with a gold cord with tassels. It completes the outfit a wide cape also in velvet, in maroon colour.
The standard: according to a design by Mr. José Tévar García, made in the Workshops of Mr. José Romero Benítez, from Sevilla. A piece of black velvet embroidered to the tapestry with lamé in gold and silver. In the central body it shows an oval with a painting in acrylics of the ‘Mater Dolorosa’, finished in a cartridge with the Maria’s logo with a crown.
Imperial Crown: made in embossed silver, it is from the end of 19th century.
The cloak: it is of wine-purple velvet, embroidered in gold, silver and fine gemstones, according to a very special design by the Jumilla’s artist Mr. José Tévar. It was made in the male workshops from Delhi (India) in 1996. In the middle it shines the Confraternity’s shield, on profuse sky of silvery stars. At the top there is a console announcing REGINA IN COELUM ABSUNTA; in both sides, on the consoles, it goes embroidered the litanies of the Holy Rosary.
Flag: a design by José Romero Benítez where the Confraternity’s shield stands out on the wide part of the flag, whose typology is a clear recreation of the Sevillian Confraternities’ standards, called commonly ‘cods’. A simple decoration of linked palms and volutes complete the slender design.
It is a splendid sculpture about Dolorosa, in an attitude of looking for her Son. The hands are interlaced (with anguish) towards her breast, it moves forward by Amargura Street.
Francisco Limón Parra, was born in Villanueva del Ariscal (Sevilla). He was a disciple of Mr. Francisco Buiza.
The throne is of silvery silversmithing; it has a Glory Canopy in wine-purple velvet, embroidered in gold, silver and fine gemstones. The throne is formed by twelve silvery German silver shafts and ten vases to put flowers on it. It was finished in 1997. The illumination is formed by two pyramids with big crowned glass bells.
It is a big piece of wine-purple velvet, embroidered in gold, silver and gemstones. In the centre of its roof there is an embroidery of the Holy Spirit, represented by a white dove. It was realised in the male workshops of Delhi (India) in 1994.
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