Anthony Delgado’s image La Cena brotherhood, Seville, Spain, Palm Sunday 2011, was featured on the Verve Photo blog recently.
About the photo:
During Holy Week in Seville there are sixty different religious processions by recognized brotherhoods, each with their colors and symbols. The tall pointed cap—the capirote—recalls the KKK in the minds of most Americans. The actual origins of the costume date back to Inquisition, hardly a better association but are now viewed as a means of creating anonymity among the Nazarenos — that their participation should be an anonymous offering and not a prideful exhibition.
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