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Jester Hat

A funny looking hat! A Jester Hat also known as a joker hat, fool’s cap, fool’s hat etc is a distinctive hat made of cloth. A Jester Hat is floppy with three points, each of which has a jingle bell at the end. The Jester Hat’s three points represent the donkey’s ears and tail worn by jesters […]

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Pillbox Hat

Women’s and Military hat A Pillbox Hat, or simply Pillbox is a small woman’s hat with a flat crown and straight, upright sides. The Pillbox is also a military hat often including a chin strap. Military Pillbox Hats are still seen on ceremonial occasions, particulary in Commonwealth countries. The Royal Military College of Canada dress […]

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Beaver Hat

A hat made from beaver pelts A Beaver Hat is a hat made from felted beaver fur which were fashionable in Europe from 1550 to 1850. Felted beaver fur is soft yet resilient and can be easily combed to make a variety of hat shapes including the top hat. The beaver almost became extintinct in […]

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Ten Gallon Hat

The big hat from the West The Ten Gallon Hat is a form of cowboy hat with the term coming into use in the mid 1920s. There are many theories of how the Ten Gallon Hat got its name. One of them is that the Stetson Hat Company boasted that the tight weave of Stetsons […]

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Cowboy Hat

Legendary hat from North America The Cowboy Hat is a high-crowned, wide-brimmed hat and the classic attire of the North American cowboy. Today it is worn by many people, and in particular ranch workers in the United States, western Canada and northern Mexico, and also with Country and Western singers, and Rodeo riders. The Cowboy […]

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Conical Asian Hat

Tradition Asian hat The conical Asian hat also known as the sedge hat, rice hat, paddy hat or coolie hat is a simple style of conical hat originating in East and Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Japan and Korea. It is kept on the head by a cloth chin strap often made of silk […]

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Cordobés

Traditional hat from Córdoba The sombrero Cordobés is a traditional hat made in Córdoba, Spain and traditionally worn it a large part of Andalusia. In the Spanish-speaking world outside of Andalusia, the term can simply mean ‘wide-brimmed hat’. The traditional colour is black, though other common colours are red, pearl grey, sea green and navy […]

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Chupalla

Traditional Chilean horseman’s hat The Chupalla is a traditional Chilean horseman’s hat made of straw that many people in rural areas of Central Chile wear. The Chupalla is often used when dancing a Chilean folk dance called the Cueca and during Chilean rodeos. The name Chupalla comes from achupalla a local name given to a bromelia […]

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Chullo

Andean woollen hat A Chullo is a woollen hat with earflaps made from vicuña, alpaca, llama or sheep’s wool. Alpaca has insulating wool-like qualities that help to insulate its wearer from the harsh elements in the Andean Mountain region. Most Chullos have ear-flaps that can be tied under the chin to keep the wearers head […]

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Riding Hat

Protection for horse riders A Riding Hat is technically an equestrian helmet based on the classic hunt cap. A Riding Hat has a hard shell on the outside of an impact-resistant resin or plastic, traditionally covered with velvet cloth. The brim is particularly flexible and will give way immediately in the event a rider lands […]

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