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Hats & Caps

Middles Ages were characterized by hats. Some patterns you can find here. It was considered improper to be barehead on streets. The only exception were virgins, but they had wreaths.

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Quadripartite hat

inspired by find in Birka, 9-10th century

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Sexpartite hat

other variant of hats founded in Birka (No. 958), 9-10th century

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Eight part hat

inspired by hat of Tollund bog man (c. 5th century) forced for Middle Ages

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Conical hat

according to find in Herjolfsnes, simplified, late 14th century

 
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Horned hat

headdress typical for Burgundian court (mainly 15th century)

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Truncate hennin

short version of horned hat with veil, 15th century

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Bonnet

typical for Renaissance but was known at latest in 15th century

 
Pattern's adaptation - Coifes, part 1
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Pattern's adaptation - Hoods, part 1