Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Monastic clothing. Benedictine monks in 19th century.

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Benedictine monks costumes. Ecclesiastical Dress. Monastic clothing.

Benedictine monks

Clothing of Benedictine monks in 1870, 19th century.


Monastic clothing. Costumes of Religious Orders.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

The Benedictine (Latin Ordo Sancti Benedict, OSB) are a contemplative order of aligned within the Roman Catholic Church. Also in Anglicanism and Lutheranism few Benedictine monasteries have been preserved. It is named after its founder, St. Benedict of Nursia, and is the oldest Order of western religious life.

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