October 25, 2011
The Shtreimel (שטריימל) of the Bluzhev (Bluzhov) Rabbi
The Bluzhever Rebbe Ztvi Yehuda Shapira (צבי יהודה שפירא)
wearing a shtreimel with an inner hat (made from black velvet) of cylindric shape, which towers above the shtreimel itself
The Bluzhever rabbi is the only one wearing such a desgin (form)
Some information about the the Bluzhev dynasty, see here.
© picture: Saul DavisJewish boys from Blazowa (Bluzhev), Poland wearing a kasket or kasketel (קאסקעט קאסקעטל)
See my article "The Jewish kasket or kasketel (קאסקעט קאסקעטל)"