February 04, 2014

Mexican Biretta

© picture: Katy Price

Black biretta with 4 horns (blades, wings), green pompon and red application cord

Read more about this very specific biretta here:
(see the comments, too)

January 28, 2014

Cardinal Dolan's Biretta

(c) David W. Dunlap/The New York Times

Picture taken at 452 Madison Avenue, New York
Two Cardinals’ hats, one autographed by Stan Musial,
lying on the credence table of Cardinal Dolan.

December 30, 2013

The good old Times ....

Enjoy all these marvelous old paintings.

December 27, 2013

Fashion Headcoverings - Louis Vuittion (2)


Spanish Boenete

Pileolus (zucchetto, soli deo)

December 22, 2013

Peaked Cap of a Christian Army Chaplain of Prussia during World War I

In the past I published some articles about head coverings worn by religious dignitaries during their service in the army:

Here a peaked cap, worn by Christian army chaplain (Feldgeistlicher) of Prussia
during World War I (1914 - 1918).

Peaked Cap of a Christian Army chaplain (Feldgeistlicher),
made out of grey mottled cloth,
stocking strip in purple
2 cockades:  black-white-red for  German Reich and black-white-black for Prussia

© picture: Wikimedia

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