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Contained herein are an expanding variety of cottons in varying weights and striped patterns. When stripes first arrived in Europe from the Holy Land, a great upheaval followed. The medieval eye was unaccustomed to this pattern. Stripes were the visual equivalent of speaking in tongues and wearing them was a frightening transgression full of derisive associations, village idiot, prostitute, juggler, clown and prisoner. Yet somehow after the American and French revolutions, stripes came symbolize freedom and unity.
A standard 1940's style, soft-crown, cotton cap comes in twill, canvas or duck. Inside is a horsehair front backing and leather sweat band. The 3” visor is the modern length and comes with dark green cotton under visor. Adjustable cap has a buckle back.