Luther's Frock

Augustinian’s frock

circa first quarter of 16th century
Black wool
Luther Memorials Foundation of Saxony-Anhalt

The frock is preserved in the Luther House at Wittenberg. Luther is said to have worn it during his interrogation at the Diet of Worms. However, there is no clear evidence of this.



Robert Kluth


Jakub ChrobokChristophorus Halsch


Brecht, Martin: Martin Luther. 1. Sein Weg zur Reformation: 1483-1521, 3 Bände, Stuttgart, 1983.Pregla, Barbara: Kutte eines Augustinereremiten wie Luther sie als Mönch trug, in: Martin Luther. Treasures of the Reformation/Martin Luther Schätze der Reformation, hrsg. v. Harald Meller/Colin B. Bailey/Martin Eberle/u. a., Dresden, 2016, Nr. 171.Treu, Martin/Kirsch, Wilfried: Die Lutherhalle Wittenberg, Leipzig, 1991.