This elegant pure silk Pastors' Vintage Red Stole with Latin Cross symbol features an Ely (small damask) pattern with a tremendous number of threads per square inch , giving it a richness and depth unequal to that of any other fabric. The Stole is trimmed with matching fringe, lined in satin and interlined with pellon; 92" long, 4 1/2" side at each end tapering to 1 3/4" at the neck.
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.Care Tips. . .
Dry clean only.Did you know. . .
The word stole comes from the Latin stola
which itself is a derivative of a Greek word which means “garment.” The stole was originally a kind of scarf that covered the shoulders and front of the body. The look of the stole evolved over time. They gradually became narrower and more ornamented with symbols.
The most well known cross is the Latin cross
, which to Christians, represents the cross of Christ's crucifixion. When shown with the image of Christ, it is called a crucifix.
Red is an alternative liturgical color for Holy Week and the color for Pentecost Sunday, as well as for ordinations and installations.