Orale (from ora, a stripe), or FANON, an ornament of the pope, introduced by pope Innocent III (cir. 1200) as a substitute for the amict, which then began to be worn inside the alb. It is of thin silk, striped in four colors, and edged with gold lace, and worn double, the inner part serving as a tippet over the alb, and. the duplicate being laid on the pope's head until after the chasuble is put on, and then turned over the back, chest, and shoulders.

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