© picture: Uusko Ja Elama
Members of an American choir wearing head coverings from the time before the Fall of Constantinople
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.