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List of hats and headgear

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

Hats

Caps and hats commonly worn today

Hats worn in the past, or rarely worn today

Men's

Women's

Unclassified

Caps

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

Caps worn by women in the past

Caps worn only by nobility and only on ceremonial occasions

Bonnets

Bonnets for women

  • 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

  • glengarry bonnet
  • tam o'shanter
  • Frob head spectacular
  • Glassy Oh So Fine
  • Jobby head
  • Balmoral Bonnet, as worn by the Black Watch.

Helmets

See Helmet#Types of helmet

Hoods

Headbands, headscarves, wimples

Masks, veils and headgear that covers the face

Other headdress

Women's

Men's

Jeweled

Wigs

Headgear organised by function

Religious

Christian

Catholic

Anglican

Orthodox

Muslim

Jewish

Hasidic

Buddhist

Sikh

Military and police

Officials and civil workers

Other specialist headgear

National dress; association with a country or people

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