Reproduction Felted Beaver Tricorne Hat
Click on the image to zoom. Click and drag your mouse over the image to move it left or right. Use the small navigation window to select the area you wish to zoom on.
This reproduction cocked hat is made from beaver felt. Beaver fur consists of two types of hair: the coarse outer guard hair and the soft underfur which is referred to as "beaver wool". Beaver trapped in the winter months was considered to be superior in felt making as the extra oil from the body helped mesh the wool fibers.
If you'd like to privately share a comment with MMN staff, please use this form.