17th Century and Earlier Hats
a hat for your impression, there
are many things to take into consideration, such as geography,
status, military or nonmilitary, trim, and the fact that different
often liked to copy each otherís styles. There were also times when men
women wore similar headwear. Since these hats are all hand done, it may
better to speak with Bill directly about your impression.
grouping of pictures shows some of the numerous variations found in the
earlier time periods. As these are almost all custom, use them as
a guide in designing your piece. We would be more than happy to
talk to you about commissioning your own "personal historical
This second grouping are some of our stock 17th
century hats. Please remember that we are willing to undertake
just about any historical piece of headgear that interests you!