is this sentence correct?

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I was clad in white robes who were slowly turning grey.
 

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I was clad in white robes that were slowly turning grey.

Use who to describe humans, not things.

P.S. I'm not 100% sure if the rest is okay.

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I was clad in white robes, [STRIKE]who[/STRIKE] which were slowly turning grey.

A robe is a thing, not a person, therefore you use which, not who.
 

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Don't you think that would be better?
I would use which if the sentence would be something like:
I was clad in white robes, which was very embarrassing.
(Please do not focus too much on its sense :-D)
In this sentence you don't describe the white robes directly.
That's why I would use which.

In the original sentence, however, I would go for that, because you describe them.

P.S. Not sure about the comma.

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