Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Hindu priests 1897. North Indian Brahmins clothing.

Traditional Hindu priests costumes. North Indian Brahmins clothing

Hindu priests 1897

Hindu priests in 1897.

Traditional Hindu priest costumes. North Indian Brahmins clothing.

Note:  A follower of Sufism. Sufi orders. Persian dervish in 1840.

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