Western and Eastern Europe, Russia
100% wool, handmade.
The colors are different. The pen is not included.
Magerka (Polish. magierka (from Weng. magyar) – an old Hungarian and Polish headdress, a felted white cap crown without a brim with a lapel Magierka
was made of velvet or cloth and a feather was pinned to it]. In the XVII century, the magerka was the headdress of noble people, but later it was also worn by the common people, replacing velvet or cloth with felt.
This headdress was also worn on the territory of Belarus in the Russian Empire, in Belarus the peasants called this headdress “mavgerka” or margelka.
In the XVI and XVII centuries, during the time of Stefan Batory, it was widely used in Poland as the main winter headdress for military personnel. The Magerka was often used by the Polish winged Hussars.
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