The sixth angel wears a decorative maniple and carries a silver chalice. The maniple is made from two strips of cloth that are enlarged at both ends, often decorated and laid over the forearm during mass. It is used as a ceremonial napkin.
References Harry Clarke Studios Collection, Trinity College Archives, TCD MS 6000 No. 163, Letter from Harry Clarke to Messrs. Maginnis and Walsh of Boston, architects
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(A): Harry Clarke was actively involved in part of the window’s execution, the rest being executed under his supervision in his Studio
(B): The window was initially conceived by Harry Clarke but executed by the Studio under his close supervision
(C): The window was designed by Harry Clarke.
Where neither A, B or C is indicated beside window title, the stained glass window or panel was designed and executed fully by Harry Clarke