Which colour should one's mantilla be? Traditionally it has always been white for infants and the unmarried and black for married women and widows.
Of course a lady may wear any colour and some even wear beautiful bright coloured veils, or liturgical colours- blue for Our Lady, gold or silver for Our Lord.
A pretty little lady in a prayerful poise, wearing a white lace mantilla.
Young girls wearing pastel coloured mantillas and a lady wearing a black veil.
There is no 'colour code' and this deep red mantilla is glorious on any age!
A stunning collection of coloured mantillas.
"Modesty in a woman is the sign
that Jesus Christ dwells in her heart.
It is a sweet perfume of edification
which she is called upon to diffuse."