May 21, 2013
Russian Klobuk (Клобук) and Kukulija (Куколь)
Very nice picture showing the clergy of the
Russian Orthodox Church
In the middle:
wearing a white kukulija (Cucullus,Koukoulion,Куколь)
To his right an left:
wearing a white klokuk with cross on the forehead
A white klobuk is worn by all metropolitan bishops depending from the Moscow patriarchate.
And it is worn only by the primates of the Serbian, Bulgarian, Finnish, Estonian and Romanian Orthodox Church and of the Orthodox Church of America (OCA).
First row, left:
wearing a black klokuk with cross on the forehead
wearing a black klokuk