Tudor Nobel Flat Cap (Henry Hat)

In this photo you can see that this Silk Velvet Flat Cap is being worn as in many of the portraits of Henry the VIII, high on the head. Because the hat is very flat and the crown is tacked to the brim in all but the area of the feather, the hat can not slip down on the head. Notice the plume it is made up of three ostrich feathers sewn together along the stem. Most Henry hats have very long and not very wide plumes and they are curled. The Costume and Masque were made by the wearer, Kaj

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Last Revision: 24 Feb 2007

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