A Collection of Hats from Around the World

A collection of hats from around the world.

Regal lady in a red hat in the Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver, Canada. Regal lady in a red hat in the Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver, CanadaAlso in Vancouver’s Chinatown, a chef takes a break. A cook in Vancouver's Chinatown takes a breakChef Eric poses besides the Wooden Leg Soup, a very meaty dish from the Rhone Valley in France. The name of this soup derives from the traditional way of serving it, with a stripped veal shank bone standing upright in the soup tureen. Chef Eric poses besides the Wooden Leg SoupA little girl in a too big hat dances on the grass at the Jumieges Abbey Ruins in France. A little girl in a too big hat dances on the grass at the Jumieges Abbey Ruins in FranceStraw hat on a stack of unusual red roof tiles in a temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Hat on a stack of unusual red roof tiles in a temple in Bangkok, ThailandCat in a hat store in Mancos, USA, with various molds and leather in the display. Cat in a hat store in Mancos, ColoradoWindow in the recreated shop of a hatmaker in Den Gamle By in Aarhus, Denmark. Window in the recreated shop of a hatmaker in Den Gamle By in Aarhus, DenmarkA wood sculpture of Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter in Llandudno, Wales. The mercury that was used in the making of felt hats during the 19th century caused hatters neurological damage from the mercury poisoning, hence the phrase ‘mad as a hatter’.
A wood sculpture of Alice in Wonderland's Mad Hatter in Llandudno, WalesAn elegant sombrero tops the traditional dress-up suit to wear when riding horses on parade in the ranching areas of the state of Jalisco, Mexico. Traditional indigenous suit of the Mariachis and cowgirls of the ranching areas of the state of Jalisco. In Puebla Museum in MexicoAnother type of sombrero that is popular in Mexico are these woven straw cowboy hats in a hat shop in Puebla, Mexico.  A sombrero (hat) shop in Puebla, MexicoWool caps for sale in the Mold Market, Wales.
Hats for sale in the Mold Market, WalesI suspect the above caps wouldn’t look as stylish as these berets on a couple of young gauchos in an estancia in the campos (countryside) of Argentina. Two gauchos at our day at an estancia in the campo (countryside) outside Buenos Aires, ArgentinaA woman in the market in Hue, wearing the traditional conical hat to keep the sun off her face (Vietnam). market in HueAn old man in Laos wearing a furry hat. An old man in Laos wearing a furry hatMore of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Hats.

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