A coif, held in place by a wimple, and a veil at the back are typically included in a nun’s habit’s headgear. The habit’s tunic has long sleeves and is long enough to reach the ground.
A woollen belt holding a set of rosary beads fastens the garment. To signify that she has made permanent vows, the nun typically wears a cross around her neck and a silver ring on her left hand. Nuns typically don black, comfortable shoes. The term “scapular” refers to the apron that covers the front and back of the habit. Depending on the religious order, nuns’ attire varies. Catholic nuns now place less stress on donning a habit as a result of Vatican II.
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