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Headgear through the Ages

1. Phrygian

2. Ancient Egyptian Skull Cap

3. Ancient Greek Felt Cap

4. Cap of Priest in Ancient Rome

5 and 6. Anglo Saxon

7, 8 and 9. Anglo Norman

10. Spanish, 13th Century

11. English c.1300

12. Cap of Doge of Venice

13. English 14th Century

14. Italian c. 1400

15 and 16. English c.1400

17 and 18. French c. 1400

19. Roundlet 15th Century

20. Jewelled Bag Cap 15th Century

21, 22 and 23. Middle 15th Century

24. English Late 15th Century

25. Burgundian 1456

26, 27 and 28. Late 15th Century

29. Cardinal c 1500

30. Bishop 1500

31. French 16th Century

32. Milanese 16th Century

33, 34 and 35. English Flat Cap, 16th Century

36. Middle 16th Century

37. German c.1550

38. Cap of Knight of Garter , 16th Century

39. English, 16th Century

40 and 41.Indoor Cap, 17th and 18th Century

42. Running Footmans Cap, early 18th C

43. Grenadier Cap, middle 18th Century

44. French Cap of Liberty, late 18th C

45. Jacobin Cap, worn doubled over

46. Laplander's

47. Persian

48. Russian

49 and 50. Spanish

51. Polish

52. Highland Chief's

53. Huntsman's

54. College Cap

55. Fez

56. Tweed Cap, 20th Century

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