November 27, 2012

Mudi Thoppi

Mudi Thoppi - aqSnsXmhhn of the new Cardinal

during the consistory on 24th November 2012

Mudi Thoppi in Malayalam language is:

Coat of Arms of His Beatitude Isaac Cardinal Cleemis Thottunkal

St. Thomas Christians

November 26, 2012

Jewish Rabbi with Skullcap

I bought in an antiquarian bookshop the following book:
Rubens, Alfred: Jewish Costume
Weinfeld and Nicholson, London 1973
ISBN 0-297-76393-0
Very nice book with over 250 plates.
I can recommend it.

Jewish rabbi wears a skullcap with pompon
Same style like the Spanish pileolus

November 23, 2012

Pileolus of the Bishop of Tortosa, S.E. Javier Salinas Viñals

 S.E. Javier Salinas Viñals, Bishop of Tortosa, Spain, is entiteld to waer a red pileolus (zucchetto, soli deo).

Emma - عمة in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

© picture: Wilhelm Tacke

© picture: Wilhelm Tacke
Timkat in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Black and white emmas.

November 21, 2012

Mitre Worn by Bishops of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church

Major archbishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
and the archbishop of Ernakulam-Angamali

Mitre with dove (representing the Holy Ghost)
and on the top of the mitre:
Kurishu or Nasrani Menorah cross of the Knanaya

November 13, 2012

Berretta da Camera, also called "Papalina"

On 19th August 2012 I published the article:

Here some pictures of Msgr. Angelo Amodeo, Canon of the Milan Cathedral with a Berretta da Camera (house biretta), also sometimes called "Papalina"

Msgr. Angelo Amodeo, Canon of the Milan Cathedral
Many thanks to Mr Sonnen for publishing theses wonderful pictures.

Monsignor Professor J. P. Kirsch, director of the papal institut for christian archeology with students, weraing a beretta da camera

Oreste Coppini Firenze 1871-?
Uomo con papalina
Olio su tela, 50 x 40.2 CM

Ritratto d'uomo con papalina
Portrait of a Man with a Skull Cap
Anno: 1887
65.5 x 54.5 CM
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

November 09, 2012

Headgear of Schwarzenberg

© picture: from an article of Der Herr Alipius
Vestments of Friedrich Johann Joseph Cölestin Fürst zu Schwarzenberg (* 6th April 1809 in Vienna; † 27th March 1885 Vienna), Cardinal and Archbishop of Salzburg (1835-1849) and Praha (1849-1885)

The very high red biretta in the show case in front of the table and the tricorne cardinal's hat on the table.

November 08, 2012

Hats of Jerusalem - A Film Directed by Nati Adler

A very watchable film, which I can highly recommend.

Detailed information about the film you can find here.

November 04, 2012

Cardinal's Biretta of San Charles Borromeo

© picture: Wikimedia
Charles Borromeo was the cardinal archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Milan from 1564 to 1584.

S. Charles Borromeo is the patron saint of the Bischöfliches Priesterseminar Trier, too.
This statue is made by Sebastian Langer and can been seen in the Jesuitenkirche, Trier.

The original biretta of S. Charles Borromeo
You can admire this beautiful biretta in the Museo Parrociale, Ascona, Switzerland.
These wonderful pictures only could be made with the very kind support and assistance of Don Massimo Gaia. Thank you very much Don Massimo.

November 03, 2012

Wardrobe of the Clergy

"Geistliche Tracht"
colored lithograph, ca. 24x20 CM  by Albert Kretschmer (1825-1891)
Gera ca. 1900
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