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.