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men’s headgear [2] garrison cap panama cap shapka hunting cap peak ear flap top hat

garrison cap click to hear

Elongated brimless headgear with a soft flexible crown; it is worn over the brow and takes the shape of the head.

panama click to hear

Soft headgear from the end of the 19th and the early 20th century; it is made from woven jipijapa leaves and has a dented crown circled with a ribbon.

cap click to hear

Brimless, somewhat soft headgear that appeared at the end of the 19th century; it has a peak and a flat crown.

shapka click to hear

Fur hat that is native to Poland; it has ear flaps that can be turned up and tied on top of the head.

hunting cap click to hear

Thick soft cap with a peak and ear flaps, which give protection against the cold.

peak click to hear

Part that juts out over the eyes to protect them.

ear flap click to hear

Flap that covers the nape of the neck and the ears to keep them warm; it can be turned up and held in place on top of the head.

top hat click to hear

Stiff silk headgear with a high cylindrical crown circled with a ribbon and a narrow brim that is turned up at the sides; it was worn toward the end of the 18th century.