All posts tagged: hat

Artefact lottery: Pointy hat from Kazakhstan

So, today I figured, to Hell with long-winded and well thought through blog posts! Instead, I decided to do a little ‘artefact lottery’: I would close my eyes, scroll through our database, click on something random, and that was to be the subject of my […]

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Crocheted Hat – Bahrain

Here’s a little something from the highest nobility of a very small country! Back in the 1950’s, Ole Brande-Lavridsen was endowed with a full Bahraini outfit, given to him by the ruler himself – Sheik Sulman bin Hamed al Khalifa, whose descendants are still leading […]

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Woodabe Straw Hat – Niger

If he were to say so himself, this hat belonged to one of the most beautiful men in the world! A Wodaabe nomad. In the Sahel area of Niger, along the Southern edge of Sahara, a controversial tribe of Fulani origin is renowned for their […]

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