Benedictine OSB Monastic Monk's Cuculla Full Choir COWL

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 13,2011
  • Channel: Online Auction
Estrbrkboy Auctions
proudly presents
from the vast collection of a clergyman
of exquisite taste
a number of unique items of sartorial significance
all of them so infrequently used
and so scrupulously cared for
that our appraisers have deemed them worthy of
"AS NEW"
status!
Here, is a completely unique item
and
AUTHENTIC - GENUINE
not a "costume" or a "home-made" habit-wanna-be
but from an actual Roman Catholic Benedictine Monastery
BENEDICTINE MONK'S "CUCULLA"
or
FULL MONASTIC CHOIR COWL
by monastic tradition,
known as the vesture of "The Living Rule"
i.e., a monk in Solemn Vows,
who "incarnates" the Holy Rule of St Benedict
* bestowed upon the monk
at
Solemn Profession
* the formal "choir" vestment
worn over the basic habit
(See our other items !
at the Divine Office
on Solemnities and Major Feasts
* and the monk's burial shroud:
having signified his "dying to the world" in life,
the faithful monk is clothed in this robe
upon death and buried in it
this one is fashioned in the
Beuronese / Einsiedeln
Belgian Congregation style
Each "Congregation" within the Benedictine "Confederation"
has a habit whose design and cut identify it as unique to THAT Congregation
(e.g., American Cassinese, English Benedictine, Swiss-American, Solesmes, etc.)
DESIGNED TO BE WORN OVER THE "EVERYDAY" MONASTIC HABIT
of tunic and scapular (not included)
AND, AS PICTURED, MAY ALSO BE WORN WITH AN ALB (not included).
* 100% Black Serge Wool
CUSTOM TAILORED
Model is 5'10" with 46" chest
57" length, neck to hem
Pointed Sleeves are 41" neck to wrist
(in monastic tradition: like angel's wings!)
meant to be worn "gathered" as shown in the photographs
The owner was Benedictine monk:
this cuculla was made for his Solemn Profession of Monastic Vows
and worn ONLY ONCE
on the day of his Solemn Profession!
WHAT A UNIQUE ITEM
for anyone devoted to or actually living
the monastic ideal:
a genuinely authentic piece of "Benedictina"
crafted with devotion and preserved in pristine
"AS NEW" condition!
BID EARLY & HIGH
TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT
Be sure to check out our present auctions
and keep an eye out for our other items !
Shipping & Handling
Buyer agrees to cover the shipping & handling of this very weighty (5 lbs +) habit
which, however, we will insure ourselves for shipping within the "lower 48" United States
Priority Mail or Parcel Post at Buyer's Choice
INTERNATIONAL: Priority International Insured Only
to permit tracking and verification for our mutual protection!

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