Roiro Lacquer Inlaid Jingasa. Meiji Period
The black lacquer shingen style jingasa of leather decorated with gold karakusa and a crossed hawk feather mon. The interior red lacquered with padded material lining.
Man’s cap, England, late 16th century. Silk embroidered in silk and metallic yarns in split, back and couching stitches. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf, 1962-53-11 - See more at: http://www.cooperhewitt.org/object-of-the-day/2014/02/12/little-nightcap#sthash.JKR9TmVO.dpuf
Russia, 19th century
Eileen Agar (1899-1991)
"Ceremonial Hat for Eating Bouillabaisse", 1936
Bes Ben hat ~ c. 1950’s.