GALLERY - CHAPTER 5
Byzantine and Ecclesiastic
Jeweled crowns, fillets, and caps * colored glass ornaments * pearl headdresses * felting * ecclesiastic vestments * the tonsure * miter * papel tiara * coif or zucchetto * broad-brimmed hat of the clergy * clerical colors
A hard men's cap, similar to the flat cap, but distinguished by its hardness and rounded shape.
Traditional Scottish bonnet or cap worn with Scottish Highland dress.
A type of soft, light cotton cap with a rounded crown and a stiff, frontward-projecting bill.
A brimless cap, with or without a small visor, once popular among school boys. Sometimes includes a propeller.
Note: In New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, "beanie" also or otherwise refers to the tuque.
The tall, furry hat of the Brigade of Guards' full-dress uniform, originally designed to protect them against sword-cuts, etc. Commonly seen at Buckingham Palace inLondon, England. Sometimes mistakenly identified as a busby.
A soft round cap, usually of woollen felt, with a bulging flat crown and tight-fitting brimless headband. Worn by both men and women and traditionally associated with Basque people, France, and the military. Often part of [European?] schoolgirls' uniform during the 1920s, '30s and '40s.
A broad-brimmed felt hat with brim folded up and pinned front and back to create a long-horned shape. Also known as a cocked hat. Worn by European military officers in the 1790s and, as illustrated, commonly associated withNapoleon.
Bowler / Derby
A hard felt hat with a rounded crown created in 1850 by Lock's of St James's, thehatters to Thomas Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester, for his servants. More commonly known as a Derby in the United States.
Peruvian or Bolivian hat with ear-flaps made from vicuña, alpaca, llama or sheep's wool.
A bell-shaped ladies' hat that was popular during the Roaring Twenties.
A type of soft cap traditionally worn by cricket players.
A traditional flat-brimmed and flat-topped hat originating from Córdoba, Spain, associated with flamenco dancing and music and popularized by characters such as Zorro.
Conical Asian hat
A conical straw hat associated with East and Southeast Asia. Sometimes known as a "coolie hat", although the term "coolie" may be interpreted as derogatory.
A hat, fashioned from the skin and fur of a raccoon, that became associated with Canadian and American frontiersmen of the 18th and 19th centuries.
A helmet traditionally worn by British police constables while on foot patrol.
A warm, close-fitting tweed cap, with brims front and behind and ear-flaps that can be tied together either over the crown or under the chin. Originally designed for use while hunting in the climate of Scotland. Worn by –and so closely associated with – the character Sherlock Holmes.
A soft felt hat with a medium brim and lengthwise crease in the crown.
Red felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone, common to Arab-speaking countries.
Three piece ensemble consisting of a Thagiyah skull cap, Gutrah scarf, and Ogal black band. Gutrahs are plain white or checkered, denoting ethnic or national identities.
A rounded rigid helmet with a small brim predominantly used in workplace environments, such as construction sites, to protect the head from injury by falling objects, debris and bad weather.
A hemispherical cap worn by Jews to fulfill the customary requirement held by halachic authorities that the head be covered at all times.
A brimless, short, rounded cap worn by Africans and people throughout the African diaspora.
Distinctive hat worn by bishops in the Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Anglican Communion.
A crocheted hat worn by bullfighters.
Straw hat made in Ecuador.
A soft conical cap pulled forward. In sculpture, paintings and caricatures it represents freedom and the pursuit of liberty. The popular cartoon characters The Smurfs wear white Phrygian caps.
A small hat with straight, upright sides, a flat crown, and no brim.
A lightweight rigid cloth-covered helmet made of cork or pith, with brims front and back. Worn by Europeans in tropical colonies in the 1800s.
A tall, round, usually crocheted and brightly colored, cap worn by Rastafariansand others with dreadlocks to tuck their locks away.
A floppy pointed red hat trimmed in white fur traditionally associated withChristmas.
A Mexican hat with a conical crown and a very wide, saucer-shaped brim, highly embroidered made of plush felt.
Also known as a beaver hat, a magician's hat, or, in the case of the tallest examples, a stovepipe hat. A tall, flat-crowned, cylindrical hat worn by men in the 19th and early 20th centuries, now worn only with morning dress or evening dress. Cartoon characters Uncle Sam and Mr. Monopoly are often depicted wearing such hats. Once made from felted beaver fur.
(informally, "chef's hat") A tall, pleated, brimless, cylindrical hat traditionally worn by chefs.
A soft hat with a low crown and broad brim, pinned up on either side of the head and at the back, producing a triangular shape. Worn by Europeans in the 18th century. Larger, taller, and heavily ornamented brims were present in France and the Papal States.
In Canada, a knitted hat, worn in winter, usually made from wool or acrylic. Also known as a ski cap, knit hat, knit cap, sock cap, stocking cap, toboggan, watch cap, or goobalini. In New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, the term "beanie" is applied to this cap.
A headdress consisting of a scarf-like single piece of cloth wound around either the head itself or an inner hat.
A Russian fur hat with fold-down ear-flaps.
Skullcap worn by clerics typically in Roman Catholicism.
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