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Bespoke Clerical Millinery for the Discerning Clergyman

Friday, 29 July 2011

Purple Rain #3

The following exotic confection is the permissible hat of the Lerida Chaplain to the King of Spain. It is amaranth with a green pom-pom. We had originally created this design in bright red, but it put us in mind of Christmas decorations a little too much, and Mother Prioress rather frowns on such jollities, especially in Ordinary Time.  





4 comments:

  1. Pretty sweet! It's amazing some of the stuff we Catholics have.

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  2. Here is a link to the Gallery of the Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem. You can see in the bottom-right picture a very nice hat indeed!
    http://www.st-lazarus.org.uk/galleryalbums/arundel2011/30/2/

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    1. The priest wearing the purple biretta with green pom in the photo is the Ecclesiastical Grand Cross of the Order.

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  3. The mind boggles. . . .

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