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Vestments are liturgical garments and articles associated primarily with the Christian religions, especially the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Anglican Church. Some of the more common vestments are:
- Cassock - A floor-length, narrow, sleeved robe, typically black.
- Surplice - A decorative white tunic worn over the cassock .
- Stole - A long, narrow strip of cloth draped around the neck
- Chasuble - The outermost sacramental garment, often quite decorated.