This handsome Stole features outstanding craftsmanship and elegant simplicity; appliquéd White St. Thomas Crosses on white background. Smooth finish, woven suraline polyester with an interlining for body and stability. 110" long and 5" wide. For persons under 5'6" tall, stoles in 100" long and 4 1/2" wide are available by special order at no additional cost.
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Care Tip. . .
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 stoles evolved over time. They gradually became narrower and more ornamented with symbols.
is one of the earliest and most widely used Christian symbol. In the most broad sense it symbolizes the religion of Christianity. More specifically, it represents and memorializes Christ's death. A great variety of crosses have developed, some with specific symbolic meaning and others that have simply become culturally associated with certain groups.