The alba (literally “sunrise” in Spanish) is a long white linen or cotton garment that is used in Christian rites by the priest, the deacon and the other ministers of the altar in different religious celebrations. It is named for its white color and comes from the Roman talaris tunic.
This antique alba has a thick cotton upper part and a lower part made with a latticework made with bolillos technique. This antique alba is a large size, made for a big person.
Size: 205×135 cms
Origin: Navarra, Spain
Made in: 19th Century