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 Davis
Jewish boys from Blazowa (Bluzhev), Poland wearing a kasket or kasketel (קאסקעט קאסקעטל)

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