Although we call this a cavalier hat because of its connection to the Musketeers in the 17th century, it was actually made popular during the 16th century by the Lansquenets, German mercenary soldiers, who decorated them with cuts and slashes, braids and feathers....lots of feathers! Of course, it was worn much earlier and in other countries as well, but not as flamboyantly.
This listing is for a wide brim felt hat, pinned up on the side with a circle brooch and a long ostrich tail feather to tuck into the brim.
The hat crown is about 4” high and the brim is approx. 4 to 5” wide. Black only!
The ostrich feather is approx. 18-24" long and the penannular circle brooch is 1 3/4 wide and has a 2 1/4" tang.
Let us know if your want a brass or stainless steel circle brooch.
NOTE - Made to Order - Please allow a couple of days for us to make this hat especially for you!
NOTICE: Please measure around your forehead and send us that measurement so we can block the hat especially for you. Below is a guideline for ordering the size felt blank we will use in making your hat. Order a 2X if your head measures larger than 24" and we will stretch it to fit.
S - fits up to 21 1/2" head
M - fits up to 22 1/2" head
L - fits up to 23" head
XL - fits up to 23 1/2" head
2XL - fits up to 24" head
3X - fits up to 24 5/8" head
Your choice of feather color (black, red, blue, green, burgundy, gold or white)
We ship via USPS - Priority Mail - Insured for their safety and so that you can track your package on-line.
ATTENTION: We highly recommend a Hat Jack for any of your wool felt hats to keep them from shrinking as well as maintaining their proper shape. When the sides of a hat are "cocked" up, it has a tendency to become misshaped when in storage due to moisture in the atmosphere as well as perspiration.
They can be found here: www.etsy.com/listing/777727203
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1-3 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
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Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
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May 17, 2022
Feb 8, 2022
The hat is well made & arrived very quickly. The first one I received was too tight, a mistake I made when ordering, but they allowed me to exchange it for the next size up with no issues. Very pleased with the product & customer service.
Oct 20, 2021
Looks awesome, fits well, overall a high quality item that's was perfect for my costume!
Apr 6, 2021
Quick service and response. Very detailed information along with purchase. High quality items!
Jan 24, 2021
It's perfect and just the finishing touch to top off my pirate cap'n or my musketeer cosplay! Thank you for this great hat! Mark