is his excellency wearing the ferriaolo as well or is this one of those "strange" cappa's?i love the dignified look on his face and that glorious looking mitre as well!nice to see some activity from you and the blog!
This looks like a strange Cappa to me. The front does not even fall anywhere. In fact...there doesn't appear to be a front at all, and it certainly couldn't cover the "whole man" when seated.
If you click on the photo to enlarge it, you will notice that the prelate has the over-cover folded up on each side. If it were down, it would be as long as the cappa should be. No idea why it is folded up like that. First time for evertything, I guess!-Donnacha
What Sean said... This form was very common in Spain.
as an artist I must say, I love it!
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