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. No feather!
If you want a long ostrich tail feather to tuck into the brim as shown in the picture go to this link:
The hat crown is about 4” high and the brim is approx. 4 to 5” wide. Black only!
The penannular circle brooch is approx. 1 3/4 wide and has a 2 1/4" tang. Let us know if your want a brass or stainless steel brooch.
The wool felt body will be blocked and sized when finished.
NOTE - Made to Order - Please allow a couple of days for us to make this hat especially for you!
Measure around your forehead if you are unsure of your size. If you will be wearing a wig with this hat, please measure while wearing the wig. If you do not have the wig yet, we will add an extra size to help accommodate it. Just let us know!
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
2X - fits up to 24" head
We ship via USPS - Priority Mail - Insured for their safety and so that you will receive your hat in 2-3 days once it is posted; plus, you can track your package on-line.
MORE FEATHERS? Check out the Supplies section!
Look for more hats in our Hats & Headwear 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
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
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.
Jul 18, 2017
Arrived well packaged, on time, great communication.