This set of vestments are examples of Anglo-Saxon Embroidery. They are worked with gold thread and coloured silks in stem stitch, split stitch and surface couching. These vestments are covered in figures, who are archtypes rather than individuals.
Disk Brooch and Two Pendants (Anglo-Saxon, early Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England. Found at Teynam. Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello. The Metropolitan Museum of Art