St. Peters Square, Rome, 21st September 2013
Two priests of the Ethiopian Catholic Church
wearing a black qob.
©Picture: Orbis Catholicus
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.