Church Vestments and Textiles by Margery Roberts

Sewing Church Linens by Elizabeth Morgan.

Vestments for All Seasons by Barbara Dee Baumgarten.

Habit of Ursuline Nuns. Society of St. Ursula. Monastic clothing.

Nuns, Habit, costume, Ursulines, Catholic Order,
Ursuline Sisters.

Ursuline Nuns Habits 1780, 18th century.

Costumes of Religious Orders. Monastic clothing.

Society of St. Ursula (Compagnia di Sant’Orsola Ursulines of the Roman Union / Ursulines de l’Union Romaine), Latin Ordo Sanctae Ursula. Founded in 1535 by Angela Merici in Brescia in honor of Saint Ursula of Cologne. Originally, the members lived by the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity and obedience, but without public vows.

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Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.