This cockade is made of 1" grosgrain ribbon with a decorative center shank button (buttons may vary) and a bone skull on a tassel. The cockade is approx. 3" in diameter and has a felt backing. There is a cotter pin on the back for easily attaching it to a buttonhole in clothing or a hole punched into a felt hat. You can remove the cotter pin and sew it onto clothing, an arm band or a cloth hat.
Black or Red Ribbon
Cockade only! Hat/feathers/bandana shown in last picture is for display only and not included in this listing.
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Memento Mori Jewelry, including rosaries, with its unflinching use of symbols of death and its purposeful message, "Remember you must die" was widely worn in Western Europe during the 16th century. A constant reminder that life is temporary and heaven should be the ultimate goal, its intention was to encourage virtuous living. Later skulls were used as a sign of mourning the loss of a loved one.
Tricorns ranged from the very simple to the extravagant, occasionally incorporating gold or silver lace trimming and feathers. In addition, military and naval versions usually bore a cockade or other national emblem at the front.
Look for more cockades in our Cockades and Rosettes section.
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.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
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Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.