Above the stola, women wore a mantle called palla or pallium.
The stola is said to have been a more ample and ornamented sort of tunic.
The tunic was of that pale shining gold which the ancients described by the word hyaline; the stola was of saffron colour.
Time was when I should have given them to Ilia as a border for her stola.
The stola was a special garment that was permitted to be worn only by married women of unblemished reputation.
Stick to your stola, bishop,” was the Plantagenet-like answer, “and leave me my Lola.
The palla was a kind of cloak worn out of doors over the stola.
In such case, it took the name of stola, and descended to their feet.
The stola was an oblong garment worn over the tunica and extended to the feet.
Courtezans, and women condemned for adultery, were not permitted to wear the stola—hence called togat.