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  •  Language: English
      •  stole[Edit] : The stole is a liturgical vestment of various Christian denominations. It consists of a band of colored cloth, formerly usually of silk, about seven and a half to nine feet long and three to four inches wide, whose ends may be straight or may broaden out. The center of the stole is worn around the back of the neck and the two ends hang down parallel to each other in front, either attached to each other or hanging loose.
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          EnglishThe stole is a liturgical vestment of various Christian denominations. It consists of a band of colored cloth, formerly usually of silk, about seven and a half to nine feet long and three to four inches wide, whose ends may be straight or may broaden out. The center of the stole is worn around the back of the neck and the two ends hang down parallel to each other in front, either attached to each other or hanging loose.
          ItalianLa stola è un paramento liturgico utilizzato dai diaconi, dai presbiteri e dai vescovi della Chiesa cattolica e di altre comunità cristiane di tradizione occidentale: è costituita da una striscia di stoffa lunga tra i 200 e i 250 centimetri ed ornata generalmente con tre croci, una a ciascuna estremità ed una al centro.
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