Western and Eastern Europe of the XIV-XV centuries.
100% wool, handmade.
The colors are different.
The” beautiful hat ” was readily worn by pilgrims: the wide brim was reliably protected from the sun, the thick felt almost did not get wet, and the rolled — up front edge could be decorated with embroidery, an overlay of silver or gold, or, finally, the pilgrim’s emblem-a tiny image of the steering wheel.
Also, these hats were decorated with various other beautiful badges, in particular, a badge in the form of a shell.
A religious pilgrim in the Middle Ages received a certificate that he had made a difficult and dangerous journey and worshipped holy places and relics. Since the 12th century, the pilgrim returned home with the proof of the pilgrimage-a shell from Campostella
They were sewn in a prominent place — on a hat, on clothes, on a bag — the pilgrims did not pay road taxes and received safe and free shelter with food and treatment on the way home.
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