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Hats and Caps

Varied types of head-dress used thoughout the Middle Ages and Renaissance as a protection against weather or, more often, to indicate the social status, or as a fashion accessory. Here you can only find patterns for sewn hats, although felt hats were also popular. Those hardly anyone can make at home.

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Herjolfsnes No.86

Boy's hat found inside a hood, late 14th century.

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Herjolfsnes No.87

Tall hat with a bizarre pattern, late 14th century.

     
Patterns of extant garments - Coifes, part 1
Copyright Martina a Martin Hřibovi 2006
Patterns of extant garments - Hoods, part 1