Colobium Sindonis

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"Colobium" redirects here. For the Ancient Roman undergarment known as a Colobium, see Tunica interior.

The Colobium sindonis (Latin for "shroud tunic") is a simple sleeveless white linen shift worn by British Monarchs during part of the Coronation service. It symbolises divesting oneself of all worldly vanity and standing bare before God.[1]


  1. ^ "CS". Fashion-era. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 

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