January 04, 2013

The Venetian Biretta

© picture: Wikimedia

© picture: Alessandro Serranò
 Instalation of bishop Francesco Moraglia as Patriarch of Venice on 25th March 2012
He is wearing a biretta made out of plain red silk (without moiré effect) with 3 horns (blades, wings) and a red pompon.
Even if he is not a cardinal, he is allowed to wear the red color.

© picture: Alessandro Serranò
Bishop Francesco Moraglia wearing a red pileolus (soli deo, zucchetto).
He is using a red-golden pectoral cross cord for his cross, too.

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