Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Habit of Augustinian Nuns who live by the rule of St. Augustine of Hippo.

Augustinian, nuns, habit, monastic order
Augustinian nuns.

Augustinian Nuns costumes 1780, 18th century.

Costumes of Religious Orders. Monastic clothing.

Augustinians is a collective name for various orders and congregations of nuns and sisters, who live by the rule of St. Augustine of Hippo.

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