Pearl Hat Band Velveteen Flat Cap - Renaissance France - Tudor England

$94.00


Make a fashion statement! Our velveteen flat cap with a pearled hatband was inspired by the ones worn by royalty during the Renaissance.

Our flat cap has a narrow brim and is made of black velveteen. It has a pearl and silver beaded hatband with metal frames and a FREE small ostrich feather to make it truly ostentatious.

Popular in Tudor and Elizabethan England, this style of hat was worn by both adults and children. Period painting and extant examples show that the brim is much smaller than most Ren Fair offerings. This one has a diameter of 10 1/2" with a brim that is approx. 1 1/2" on the medium size hat. The brim is stiffened with buckram and will vary about 1/8" as the sizes go up or down.

Queen Elizabeth passed a royal decree in the 16th century that all adults and children over the age of 7 MUST wear a flat cap on Sunday and holidays or be fined!
The picture shown in this listing is King Henry III of France, painted by F. Clouet, c. 1570.

This listing is for the Flat cap with embellishments only! The ruff pictured is not included!
We ship via USPS Priority Mail so you will receive your hat in 2-3 days once the package is posted, plus you can track it on-line!

SMALL - Fits heads measuring 21 1/2" or smaller around the forehead.
MEDIUM - Fits heads measuring 22 1/4" or smaller around the forehead.
LARGE - Fits heads measuring 23" or smaller around the forehead.
XL - Fits heads measuring 23 1/2" or smaller around the forehead.
2XL - Fits heads measuring 24" or smaller around the forehead.

For our largest diameter (11 1/4") with a 2" brim or our smallest diameter (9 5/8") with a 1 1/4" brim, send us a custom order request.

Custom order a lined one with our Palace Gallery Fine Accessories label for $15 extra. We also have wool and linen listed separately.

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