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GUIMPLE [1 record]

Record 1 2012-01-04


Subject field(s)
  • Christian Liturgy
  • Women's Clothing

Piece of cloth wrapped in folds around neck and over head. Worn by nuns. Also worn outdoors by women in general during Middle Ages. Revived at various periods; usually attached to the hat in back and folded around the face.


  • Liturgies chrétiennes
  • Vêtements pour dames

Pièce de toile blanche enserrant le visage, couvrant parfois le menton et retombant sur la poitrine.


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