Women's Religiously Observant Plain Dress
Quaker Plain Dress
Plain dress among Quakers
My Life as a Plain Quaker
George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends(Quakers)... from A Collection of Many Select and Christian Epistles, Letters, and Testimonies (London 1698)
"Friends, keep out of the vain fashions of the world; let not your eyes, minds, and spirits run after every fashion (in attire) of the nations; for that will lead you from the solid life into unity with that spirit that leads to follow the fashions of the nations, after every fashion of apparel that gets up: but mind that which is sober and modest, and keep to your plain fashions, that you may judge the World, . . ."
MY Dear Friends, Keep your Meetings in the Power of the Lord God, in which ye may all feel Life Eternal among you. And do not forsake the Assembling of your selves together, but provoke one another to Love, in which is Edification, Life, Peace, Truth and Dominion; in which ye may feel the Blessing of God covering you, ye dwelling in the same.
And so, Meet together in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, whose Gathering is above the Gatherings of the Sons and Daughters of Adam in the Fall, and will ...