a sleeveless outer vestment worn over the alb by priests at Mass
Origin of chasubleOld French from Medieval Latin casubla, casula, hooded garment; probably from Classical Latin casula, diminutive of casa, hut, cottage: see casino
A long sleeveless vestment worn over the alb by a celebrant during religious services.
Origin of chasubleFrench from Old French from Late Latin casubla hooded cloak from alteration of casula Greek kassos thick and rough garment ( of Semitic origin ) (Akkadian kusītu garb ) ( and Hebrew kəsût covering )Latin -ula feminine diminutive suffix
detail of the 1617 painting The Miracles of St. Ignatius by Peter Paul Rubens