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, . . ."
HE is the Living God that Cloaths the Earth with Grass and Herbs, and causes the Trees to grow, and bring forth Food for you, and makes the Fishes of the Sea to breath and live, and makes the Fowls of the Air to breed, and causes the Roe and the Hind, and the Creatures, and all the Beasts of the Earth to bring forth, whereby they may be Food for you:
He is the Living God, and causes the Stars to arise in the Night, to give you light, and the Moon to arise to be a light in the ...