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Hats UK - Hats info
Category: General technical and industrial > Hats
Date & country: 28/03/2012, UK
Words: 53


Bicorne
Hat of the late 18th and early 19th century wide brims were folded up to form two points.

Biretta
Square cap worn by clergy the crown has three or four projections.

Bonnet rouge
Red cap worn during the French Revolution as a symbol of liberty.

Bridal veil
White or ivory veil worn during wedding ceremony.

Brim
Projecting edge of a hat.

Calotte
A close-fitting skull cap as worn by the Roman Catholic Clergy.

Canadian Mountie's Stetson
Official head-dress of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Canotier
Boater (French).

Cap
A hat with a small brim at the front.

Catherinette
French term for milliners. Named after St Catherine the patron saint of milliners. The 27th of November is St Catherine's Day.

Cocked hat
An old-fashioned three-cornered hat.

Cone
Conically shaped hood of felt or straw used as a base for blocking small hat shapes or crowns.

Coolie hat
A shallow conical straw hat with a large brim to protect wearer from the sun.

Coronet
Small crown worn by members of nobility as a symbol of rank.

Crown
Head-dress usually made of gold and worn as a symbol of sovereignty by monarchs. Also see Rastafarian

Crown
The top part of a hat.

Crush hat
A collapsible opera hat.

Derby
Another name for a Bowler hat.

Diadem
A jeweled headband.

Doff
The action of partially removing a hat by males as a sign of respect

Easter bonnet
Women's hat A new spring style to be worn at Easter.

Feather head-dress
Ceremonial and symbolic head-cover worn by chiefs of North American Indian tribes.

Fedora
A brimmed soft felt hat with a tapered crown that is dented lengthways. It comes originally from the Austrian Tyrol and is named after FEDORA a play by the French dramatist Victorien Sardou which was shown in Paris in 1882.

Fillet
A band for the hair.

Fish tail
Ribbon with a decorative v-shape cut at the end.

Forage cap
Military cap with a small brim.

Fulling
Tumbling and pounding of cloth in hot water to induce felting.

Fur felt
Any hood or capeline of felt made from fur fibers.

Gaucho hat
A black felt hat with a wide flat brim and shallow flat-topped crown.

Helmet
Protective or ceremonial head-cover for soldiers.

Hood
Cone or capelin of felt or straw for making hats.

Horsehair
Hair from a horse's mane or tail; a mass of such hairs; a fabric woven from horsehair.

Jockey cap
Cloth cap with close-fitting 6-panel crown and wide brim at the front.

Juliet Cap
A round close-fitting skullcap worn by women. the style dates back to the Renaissance.

Liberty cap
Phrygian cap.

Millinery
The craft of making hats.

Panama hat
Straw hat made with panama straw .

Peak
Visor.

Picture hat
A hat with a very wide brim.

Pile
Nap.

Plug Hat
See Top Hat

Sinamay
a plant grown in the Philippines the fibers are woven into sheet or hood forms.

Sisal
hood Cone or capeline of sisal fiber made with a one over one weave.

Skimmer
(see Boater)

Snap brim
A brim that turns down sparingly.

Spartre
(see Esparterie )

Suede felt
Fur felt hood or capeline with short nap surface texture resembles suede.

Tip
The top part of the crown.

Toque
French term for a chef's tall white hat.

Tricorne
Men's hat of the 18th century wide brims were folded up to form three points.

Vanities
15th century British term for hats.

Velour felt
Fur felt hood or capeline with uniform nap and velvet-like surface texture.

Xian
Capeline made of an oriental straw.