Biretta

Article number: SY061
Availability: In stock


 

Black Biretta

Black 100% polyester lined with black pom

The Biretta is a square cap with three ridges or peaks on its upper surface, worn by clerics of all grades.

The use of the Biretta is prescribed by the rubrics both at Mass and in other ecclesiastical functions. Cardinals wear red birettas, bishops violet, and priests, deacons, sub-deacons and seminarians wear black birettas. It may be said in general that the biretta is worn in processions and when seated.

The liturgical biretta has three peaks, and the ‘peak-less’ corner should be worn on the left side of the head. However, in some religious orders or in some dioceses, the biretta may have four peaks.

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Multiple sizes available
We currently offer six sizes (metric): 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63

Size Conversion Chart

Metric 58 59 60 61 62 63
AUS / UK 7 1/8 7 1/4 7 3/8 7 1/2 7 5/8 7 3/4
US 7 1/4 7 3/8 7 1/2 7 5/8 7 3/4 7 7/8


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