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In the dance of the butterfly, women skipped in circles, twirling colorful shawls to represent the insect.
True to Toomey’s cardio-meets-yoga ideology, several garments are deemed part of the Awakenings or Heart Opener collection, including a Meditation Cloak, a large shawl that looks like a Savasana of a cardigan.
A white supremacist’s massacre of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., led to more than 500 quilts, prayer shawls and other textiles.
Shawl: Tru Blue silk queen kimono, $242, Planet Blue.
There were shawls fit for a Stark, draped gowns Daenerys Targaryen might've worn, gilded accents that match Cersei Lannister's new regal look as Queen, and blood-red pieces that fit right in with Melisandre's aesthetic.
Women are not permitted to read aloud from the Torah, wear prayer shawls or sing there.
One places a shawl over her head and briefly kneels to make the sign of the cross, her eyes fixed on a glimmering 9th century mosaic above the basilica's Imperial Door.
The exhibit includes documents and objects from the printing press that Benjamin Franklin used while learning his trade to Susan B. Anthony’s shawl to posters for the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
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: a piece of cloth that is used especially by women as a covering for the head or shoulders
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