- A bonnet for women and girls that has a large stiff brim and a flap at the back for protection from the sun.
- ( 14c., 15c. ) Tall hat with curved crown that resembles the loaf shape into which refined sugar was made.
- ( Late 18c. ) Hat of felt, napped with beaver, with tall rounded crown , and rolled small brim. Evolved into high silk hat.
- Knit cap with long tapering end ( liripipr ), usually finished with a pompom or tassel.
- A statue, passed in England in 1571, to encourage the wool workers, made wearing this cap compulsory for the common men-folk. Also can be seen in some illustrations of King Edward VI
- ( Mid 16c. ) The crown of the beret took on height when worn over a wired frame. The brim was narrow and the hat had a jeweled band and feathers.
- ( sou wee ter ) Originally waterproof hat of oiled canvas. Then rubberizes by the Mackintosh process. Now the hat is usually plastic coated. Originally worn by sailors as protection against the weather. The brim is broader in back to protect the neck in stormy weather.
- ( som bray ro ) Spanish word meaning hat. The high crown keeps the head cool and the broad brim protects the wearer from the sun or rain. The peon's sombrero is mad of straw, the gentleman's of felt. Also COWBOY HAT, TEN-GALLON HAT
, AMERICAN STETSON ( 1870 ).
- In Medieval times, the support that holds or covers the hair was called a CAUL. In 19c., the support was called a net, sometimes SNOOD, and consisted of a net-like bag at the back of the head that held the hair or wig. In 1930, Schiaparelli designed a small fur toque to which a chenille net was attached in back to hold the hair ( SNOOD ).
- Brim turns down in front and up in back. Mad of felt, straw, or fabric. Worn tilted slightly over the right eye.
- Soft felt hat with broad flexible brim in various shapings. Also CIVIL WAR OFFICER'S HAT, HUNGARIAN HAT, ( made popular, 1853, Louis Kossuth ) GARBO, FEDORA.
- Close fitting cap, worn on the back of the head. BEANIE ( American ), CALOTTE ( French ), YARMULKES ( Male Jew ).
- ( 18c., 19c. ) Black hat of silk plush, with a high, cylindrical shaped crown and a stiff rolled edge brim. As the beaver supply decreased, the SILKER became popular. Also OPERA HAT, TOPPER, GIBUS.
- ( 18c. ) Shallow crowned hat with wide brim that dips in front and back. Made of fine straw ( Leghorn ). Also CHURCHILLS, GYPSY.
- ( shak o ) Flat-topped, rigid, cylindrical military dress hat with a visor and tassels, plumes or pompoms. Originally of fur, later of leather . Also TARBUCKET.
- Flat-crowned, straight brimmed hat, usually made of straw. Grosgrain headband trimmed with flat bow at the side. Also BOATER, SENNIT.
- A hat given to Danish high school students when they graduate.