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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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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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Cricket Cap

Traditional cricket headwear A Cricket Cap is a type of soft cap, often made from felt that is a traditional headwear for cricketers. Cricket Caps are usually a tight-fitting skullcap, usually made of six or eight sections, with a small crescent shaped brim that points downwards over the brow to provide shade for the eyes. […]

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Cloche Hat

A popular women’s hat of the 1920s The cloche hat is a fitted, bell-shaped hat that was popular during the 1920s, but was first created in 1908 and enjoyed popularity until 1933. Cloche is the French word for bell. Caroline Reboux is the creator of the cloche hat. Cloche hats were usually made of felt […]

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Tuque

Knitted woollen hat A tuque is a knitted cap, originally of wool though now often of synthetic fibers, that is designed to provide warmth in winter. Most tuques are tapered; they sometimes have ear flaps, and may be topped with a pom-pom, some styles of tuque are sometimes referred to as a boggan or sherpa. […]

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Montera

A classic bullfighter hat A Montera hat is traditionally worn by many males and females in the folk costumes of the Iberian peninsula. The Montera is also the hat used by bullfighters and was introduced to the ritual event in 1835 by Francisco ‘Paquiro’ Montes as accompaniment to the traje de luces, or ‘suit of […]

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Hard Hat

Protective hat for work A hard hat is a type of helmet used in workplace environments, such as construction sites, where their is a need to protect the head from injury from falling objects, impact with other objects, debris, bad weather and electric shock. Inside the helmet is a suspension that spreads the helmet’s weight […]

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Peaked Cap

A favourite with uniformed personnel A Peaked Cap, forage cap or combination cap is a form of headgear worn by the armed forces of many nations and also by many uniformed civilian organisations such as law enforcement agencies. In the United States military, they are commonly known as service caps, wheel caps, saucer caps, or […]

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Capotain

Pilgrim hat associated with the Puritans A capotain, capatain or copotain is a tall-crowned, narrow-brimmed, slightly conical hat, usually black, worn by men and women from the 1590s into the mid-seventeenth century in England and northwestern Europe. Earlier capotains had rounded crowns whereas later the crown became flat at the top. The capotain is particularly […]

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