What does piping mean on clergy robes?

Answer Piping is a cord covered with fabric inserted into a seam and used as an edge finish. On clergy robes, it is applied to the lapels and cuffs as decorative or symbolic trim. This distinctive piping ... Read More »

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What does piping distinguish on clergy robes?

Piping on clergy robes holds academic rather than religious symbolism. Traditionally, piping is a colored cord along the velvet edge, which represents the area of study. Since velvet is only used... Read More »

What is the meaning of the piping on clergy robes?

Piping on clergy robes can mean many different things. The color of the piping on a Roman Catholic clergyman's black cassock signifies his ecclesiastic rank. Piping on Protestant ministers' robes m... Read More »

I received a black robes What does it mean?

Either you meant to say Black Rose...hence garden and landscape.Or you meant to say black robes...You might go to religion and spirituality. Or you are trolling, so fix the question if it is an hon... Read More »

What do collars mean on graduation robes?

Collars on a graduation robe represent that a graduate has successfully completed the requirements to earn an honors diploma. Alternately, some schools use specially colored braids in place of coll... Read More »