The Philippi headwear collection is currently the world’s largest
collection of clerical, ecclesiastical and religious head coverings
and is unique in both its scope and size. You will find examples of headgear from every religious persuasion around the globe, whether ceremonial or worn as part of everyday life. In addition, the collection includes 116 religious objects.
December 18, 2010
The "Forbidden" Camauro
According to the rules of the Roman Catholic Church only the pope is allowed to wear the camauro. This one is made of hand woven black silk damask with a brim of back dyed ermine fur.