Benedictine nuns. Habit of Religious Orders, 1780. Ordo Sancti Benedicti, OSB.

Benedictine Sisters, Nuns, Habit, costume, monastic, order
Nuns of St. Benedict. Ordo Sancti Benedicti.

Benedictine nuns. Habit of Religious Orders, 1780.

Monastic clothing. Ordo Sancti Benedicti, OSB.

Nuns of Benedictine in the 18th century.
The Benedictine woman monasteries were founded, according to the legend, by St. Scholastica the twin sister of St. Benedict of Nursia, in the 6th century.