FLAT CAPS

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VELVETEEN FLAT HAT
Called a "flat cap" in England and worn by King Henry VIII, this style of hat made its appearance on the fashion scene in the 16th century. Queen Elizabeth exacted sumptuary laws around 1565 which ordered middle class citizens over 7 years of age to wear a flat cap on Sundays and holidays or pay a fine! It was popular in other countries as well; evidence in paintings shows both, Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and King Felipe of Spain wore flat hats in their youth and as adults.

Often it was worn alone, but there are paintings showing it being worn over a coif, caule or crispinette.

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H10A
Flat Hat
$30.00
Please send head measurements around the forehead if you are unsure of size!
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PEARLED FLAT HAT


Many of the paintings show the flat cap decorated with brooches, pearls, bows, aglets, cording and feathers. Here is our version of the decorated flat cap waiting for your fancy brooch and fluffy feathers! Pearls are individually knotted and glued. All beaded hats are lined!

H10B
Lined Flat Hat w/Pearls (shown)
$79.00
Please send head measurements around the forehead if you are unsure of size!
Sizes
Color
QUILTED AND PEARLED FLAT HAT


This flat cap takes decorating a little farther with the genuine freshwater pearls attached at the intersections of diamonds quilted with metallic thread. The pearls are individually knotted and glued. All beaded hats are lined!

H10C
Lined Flat Hat w/Quilting & Pearls
$99.00
Please send head measurements around the forehead if you are unsure of size!
Sizes
Color

OUR SIZING CHART FOR HATS
Head measurements are to be taken around the area the hat is to be worn, i.e. high on forehead for flat caps, low on forehead from a cavalier hat, forehead to nape for snoods, etc. Normally head measurements fall in the 21" to 24" range. Felt hats will stretch as they are worn!

If you still aren't sure which size you need, please send us your measurements and we will help you decide.

SIZING CHART
Hat SizesMeasurements
SMALL
21 1/8" - 21 1/2"
MEDIUM
21 7/8" - 22 1/4"
LARGE
22 5/8" - 23"
XLARGE
23 1/2" - 23 7/8"



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