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List of headgear

This is an incomplete list of headgear (that is, anything worn on the head), both modern and historical.

Herakles wearing a hat. Ancient Greek Attic black-figure olpe, 550–530 BC. Louvre Museum, Paris.

Contents

  • Hats 1
    • Hats worn in the past, or rarely worn today 1.1
      • Men's 1.1.1
      • Women's 1.1.2
      • Unclassified 1.1.3
  • Caps 2
    • Caps worn by men in the past, or rarely worn today 2.1
    • Caps worn by women in the past 2.2
    • Caps worn by nobility on ceremonial occasions 2.3
  • Bonnets 3
    • Bonnets for women 3.1
    • Bonnets for men 3.2
  • Helmets 4
  • Hood 5
  • Headbands, headscarves, wimples 6
  • Masks, veils and headgear that covers the face 7
  • Other headdress 8
    • Women's 8.1
    • Men's 8.2
  • Jeweled 9
  • Wigs 10
  • Headgear organised by function 11
    • Religious 11.1
      • Buddhist 11.1.1
      • Christian 11.1.2
      • Anglican 11.1.3
        • Catholic 11.1.3.1
        • Orthodox 11.1.3.2
      • Jewish 11.1.4
      • Muslim 11.1.5
      • Sikh 11.1.6
    • Military and police 11.2
    • Officials and civil workers 11.3
      • China (historical) 11.3.1
    • Other specialist headgear 11.4
    • National dress; association with a country, people and religion 11.5
  • See also 12
  • References 13

Hats

Hats worn in the past, or rarely worn today

Shapes and styles of beaver hat 1776-1825

Men's

Women's

Portrait of Gainsborough hat, Thomas Gainsborough, Chatsworth House

Unclassified

The traditional bonnet of the Kilwinning Archers of Scotland.

Caps

Caps worn by men in the past, or rarely worn today

Caps worn by women in the past

Caps worn by nobility on ceremonial occasions

Bonnets

Bonnets for women

Old woman in sunbonnet (c. 1930). Photograph by Doris Ulmann
  • Cabriolet
  • Capote - soft crown, rigid brim, 19th century
  • Chip bonnet
  • Gypsy bonnet - shallow to flat crown, saucer shaped, and worn by tying it on with either a scarf or sash, under the chin, or at the nape of the neck - 19th Century
  • Kiss-me-quick
  • Leghorn bonnet
  • Mourning bonnet
  • Poke bonnet - Early 19th Century, "Christmas Carol" style, with a cylindrical crown and broad funnel brim
  • Ugly - a kind of retractable visor that could be attached to bonnets for extra protection from the sun, 19th century

Bonnets for men

Helmets

See Type of helmet

Hoods

Headbands, headscarves, wimples

An Iraqi girl wearing a headscarf in downtown Baghdad (April 2005).

Masks, veils and headgear that covers the face

Other headdress

Women's

Men's

Jeweled

Ming Dynasty queen's headdress with cloisonné, pearls, gems, and gold

Wigs

Headgear organised by function

Religious

Buddhist

Christian

Anglican

Catholic
Orthodox

Jewish

  • Havalim (חֲבָליִם) ropes that are referenced in Kings I 20:31. Used as a sign of mourning.
  • Kashket
  • Kippah or yarmulke
  • Kolpik
  • Migba'at was likely a cone-shaped Turban. This turban was likely only worn in the context of the priesthood and is cited in Exodus 27:20-30.
  • Mitznefet was most likely a classic circular turban. This is derived from the fact that Hebrew word Mitznefet comes from the root "to wrap." This turban was likely only worn in the context of the priesthood and is cited in Exodus 27:20-30.
  • Pe’er mentioned in Ezekiel 24: 17;23. In verse 17, Ezekiel commands the Israelites to “wrap their” Pe’ers around their heads. In verse 23, Ezekiel tells the Israelite that their Pe’er's "shall remain on your heads.” ("Pe'er" (which translates into "splendor") is usually used to refer to phylacteries (tefillin))
  • Sheitel is a wig worn by some married women in order to maintain marital modesty in public
  • Shtreimel
  • Spodik
  • Sudra (סודרא) is a headdress, similar to the keffiyah worn by Jewish men in the ancient near-east.

Muslim

Sikh

Military and police

Officials and civil workers

China (historical)

Other specialist headgear

National dress; association with a country, people and religion

Afghan boys wearing traditional headgear. Kunduz, Afghanistan (June 2003).
A young Albanian wearing Qeleshe (also called Plis).

See also

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

References

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