Albanian hat

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The Albanian hat, also known by its French name—chapeau albanois, was a type of hat worn by Albanians and primarily by Albanian mercenaries throughout Europe from the 15th to 18th century.[1] It is described as high-crowned hat woven from ivy branches.[2]


  1. ^ Gjergji, Andromaqi (2004). Albanian costumes through the centuries: origin, types, evolution. Mësonjëtorja. p. 20. ISBN 978-99943-614-4-1. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
  2. ^ Masters, George Mallary (1969). Rabelaisian Dialectic and the Platonic-Hermetic Tradition. SUNY Press. p. 58. ISBN 0873950399. Retrieved 5 May 2015.