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Celtic Scottish Wool
Tam O' Shanter for All
This Scottish tam is more than acceptable for
historical re-enactments, SCA events, and even more than acceptable
to wear today to show pride in your celtic heritage. These historic
hats are not limited to those re-enacting Culloden. These simple,
yet gorgeous tams are made from earth tone plaids. The band
is slightly adjustable for your head size (adjustable for 6-3/4
to 7-1/4). For smaller or larger sizes and the variety of wool
plaid materials available, please inquire. These are not lined.
The one photo shows the twill tape drawstring to adjust slightly.
You can add your own pins or adornments and wear it tilted to
the left or right. Just as suitable for men, women, and children.
These are handmade in New Jersey (USA).
$22.50 each for simple undecorated
Decorated Tam O Shanter for All
These are the same style tams as above but with
a handmade-handsewn cockade, decorative button or pin, and varying
feather enhancement. The photos included are examples
of what can be done. You can add your own pins
or adornments and wear it tilted to the left or right. Just
as suitable for men, women, and children. These
are handmade in New Jersey (USA).
$32-$45 each for decorated
See the variation
on the Rosette Cockades I made below.
the 3 sizes of the Penannulars that are available.
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cockades can be made with a fancy of plain button.
(Single Color Rosette Cockade)
(French Alliance Black/White Cockade)
|History of Cockades:
In the 18th century, it was pinned on the side of a man's tricorne
or cocked hat, or on his lapel. Women could also wear it on their
hat or in their hair. A cockade uses distinctive colors to show
the allegiance of its wearer to some political faction, their
rank, or as part of a servant's livery. During the American Revolution,
the Continental Army initially wore cockades of various colors
as an ad hoc form of rank insignia; before long they all reverted
to wearing the black cockade they inherited from the British.
Later, when France became an ally of the United States, the Continental
Army pinned the white cockade of the French Ancien Régime
onto their old black cockade; the French reciprocally pinned the
black cockade onto their white cockade, as a mark of the French-American
alliance. The black-and-white cockade thus bacame known as the
"Union or Alliance Cockade".
can also make cockades out of your scrap material so the hat
decoration will match your clothing (optional).