Armenian-Style Kalimafi with Detachable Hood (Veghar)

Armenian-Style Kalimafi with Detachable Hood (Veghar)
Armenian-Style Kalimafi with Detachable Hood (Veghar) Armenian-Style Kalimafi with Detachable Hood (Veghar) Armenian-Style Kalimafi with Detachable Hood (Veghar)
Product Code: N0208 [ custom-made ]
Price: $129.50
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TAILORING FEATURES >>>

  • an Armenian-style kalimafi and a detachable hood
  • a fully-lined kalimafi (for comfortable use), hand-tailored in black poly/wool fabric and topped with a cloth-covered button
  • a detachable hood, hand-tailored in black fabric with moire effect and worn over the kamilavkion (extends over the top, completely covers the hat and falls over the neck and the back)
  • kalimafi's dimensions: approx. 7 2/7" in height
  • hood's approx. dimensions (when folded flat): 13 1/4" in width and 47 1/4" in length (also, available in custom size - upon request)  

PRODUCT INCLUDES >>>

This set consists of an Armenian-style kalimafi and a detachable hood.
Kalimafi a.k.a. kalymavchion / kamilavka/ kameloukion/kamelaukion is a stiff hat, cylindrical with a conical brim and a cloth-covered button at the top (Armenian style). 
Veghar - the pointed conic cowl worn by the celibate clergy of the Armenian Apostolic Church, including abeghas, bishops and the catholicos. Married and celibate priests serve in the Armenian Church. The latter, called Abegha (monk priest), wear a black hood-shaped hat, called Weghar, that symbolizes the rule of the Church in relation to them. After the priest has taken his public vow, the celibate priest is awarded the black, tapered headgear (Armenian: Veghar or Weghar) as a sign of his celibacy in a special ceremony.

CLEANING AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS >>>

Wash the hood at low temperatures, using weak detergents. DO NOT BLEACH. Dry in an aired space inside out, and not exposed to direct sunlight (black dye fades). Ironing: Use low temperature and iron the clothing inside out.
 

SIZING >>>

Each order is custom-tailored to your set of individual measurements. To submit your head girth online, please visit the Liturgix measurement diagram.

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