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.
January 14, 2011
Kippa versus Pileolus
A questions often asked:
"What is the difference between the jewish kippa (yarmulke) and the catholic pileolus (soli deo, zucchetto)?"
> The number of panels (segments) they are made of and the stem (seldom a button) on the top.