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Hat Shaper's     HAT DICTIONARY

*hat: item of dress worn on the head,
from a word of Saxon origin meaning hood

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*Davy Crockett:   fat cap with animal tail swinging
*deer stalker:   see below
*deer hunter:  a hunting cap with visors at the front and back, and ear-flaps that can be tied up over the crown;  known as a Sherlock Holmes hat
*derby:   bowler hat
*diadem: head-dress or head-band, worn as a symbol of sovereignty
*disco:   1970's, small hat worn above the forehead and tilted to one side
*doll hat:   a very small hat in any style, usually worn forward on the head
*dormeuse:   French for sleeper, 1770's cap worn at night.
*duckbill:   1795, bonnet with long high curving bill, can be tied on under chin
*dunce hat: tall conical hat pointed crown worn by students not thinking
*Dutch cap:   close fitting pointed crown cap, rolled brim, flared out at sides

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*Easter bonnet:   women's hat, a new spring style to be worn at Easter
*Egyptian crown: 1372 -135 B.C.  helmet crown of white felt with red wicker crown.
*English driving cap:   low-profile cap, small brim at the front crown may be tailored with side panels,
*escoffin:   14th, 15th century, originally a turban heart shaped from, then two horned shape worn of caul with a wimple.
*eton:   special cap worn to identify boys at Eton College, England
*Eugenie hat:   1859 style of empress Eugenie wife of Napoleon III, seen later worn by Princess Diana with an ostrich feather and slight tilted over to the right.

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*fanchon:   French kerchief bonntet of 1860's small triangular with brim and crown.
*fanhat: Collapsable
*fascinator:   see cloud
*feather bonnet:   military head-dress of Scottish regiments, ostrich plumes   mounted on a wire frame
*feather head-dress:   ceremonial, symbolic worn by chiefs of North American Indian tribes
*fedora:    felt hat with a lengthwise crease in the crown and a medium brim
*ferroniere:   renaissance era oriental designed headdress.
*fez:   conical, flat-topped cap with a tassel attached at the top center;
*fillet:   ribbon or narrow head-band worn to confine hair driving cap
*five-point hat:   English Driving cap
*flat cap:   16th century, knitted cap with flat top and beret like form.  Seen on London tradesmen.
*fontange: originated in 1678, Duchess de Fontange  arranged. A linen hat with tall erections of lace and ribbon supported by wire.
*forage cap:   military cap with a small brim, also typical for police uniforms
*French hood:    16th century, worn in various forms, bonnet worn at back of head with a front border curving around the ears.
*fret:   medieval hairnet
*frontlet:   15th century, callote


 

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