hat (clothing: headwear)

Square boy's hat. Outer band vertical forming square base. Upper part made of 4 triangular sections stitched together in black along the seams to meet in a peak at the centre. The body appears to be made of canvas, embroidered in wool with a white background and multicoloured decorative detailing. The lower part of the base band is embroidered in black. Lined in red fabric, with white stitching evident on the inside all over.

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