Thursday, April 30, 2009

The Spanish Cappa Magna

If you are a reader of this blog, by now you will be quite familiar with the distinct Spanish cappa magna. If not, here is a photo, so you don't have to search:

On the Spanish forum mentioned in the last post, I found these photos of a Spanish cappa and its 'muceta':

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why do the Spanish Hierarchy have an (entirely) different style for their cappa magna? Do you have more information as to its development? Because it really is very different from all the "regular" and indult cappae magnae I've seen.

It just looks like a ferraiolone (especially with the silk facings) and the pointy "thing" behind is more reminiscent of a Religious habit (The Recoletos maybe?)