Custom Heraldic Designs - Gonfalons, Hats and Vector images based on personal Coat of Arms

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Custom Heraldic Designs offers professional quality hats and headgear based on historic portraits - figures.

Ladies hat styles from the 15th and 16th century Europe

  Hennins and Hoods are constructed of buckram, re-enforced with millinery wire. They are treated to be resistant to moisture (light rain and sweat). Styles are based on documented portraits from the High Gothic, Burgundian and Tudor periods. Covered and embellished to suit your fabric and color preferences.

 

Federico da Montefeltro

$50.00

DUKE of URBINO HAT

circa 1465

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late 15th Century

Portrait of Federico Montefeltro - Duke of Urbino by Piero della Francesca ca 1465 Felt Duke of Urbino hat based on 15th century portrait of Federico Montefeltro.  Soft Felt construction features a double lipped edge encircling the crown - satin lined.

Style associated with the Italian Duke and patron of Renaissance Arts and Sciences.

Available in Red or Maroon.

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Hennin  $100.00   POINTED STEEPLE HENNIN
  circa 1475 #BKSTPLHN001    

THUMBNAIL

    late 15th Century

Detail of a painting from 1475 showing a woman in prayer wearing a steeple hennin. Great care was taken in designing our Steeple Hennin to historically accurate. Steeple Hennin - popular style hat of the upper classes - mid to late 15th century.  Buckram and wire re-enforced base.

 Conforms naturally to most head sizes, balanced for freedom of wear.

Covered in black faille with velvet drape and white sheer veil.

Customized orders available contact: inquiry@rameset.com  for more information.

 

 Hennin $100.00   TRUNCATED HENNIN
 circa 1485 #BKTRNHN001   late 15th Century
This portrait by Roger Van der Weyden circa 1485 shows a fashionable woman wearing the popular truncated Hennin. Our Truncated Hennin is very well constructed and the perfect accessory for ladies of the court. Truncated Hennin a popular style in the late 15th century.  Buckram base constructed to fit securely on most head sizes.

 Coordinate with your hair color or a vivid tincture to match a gown, white sheer veil included.

 For information regarding trims available contact: inquiry@rameset.com

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Thomas More

$55.00

THOMAS MORE TUDOR CAP

circa 1527

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16th Century

Portrait of Sir Thomas More wearing a velvet mens cap typical of the Tudor period. Thomas More Hat - cotton velvet - based on 16th century portrait.  Hat style worn by Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor. An enlarged version of the angular brimmed cap from the previous page.

Black Velveteen with satin lining. Other fabrics may be available upon request.

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King Henry VIII

$135.00

HENRY VIII BERET

circa 1537

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16th Century

Portrait of Henry VIII -  Tudor Ruler of England by Holbien the younger ca 1537. Deluxe Henry VIII beret made with premium materials - feathers and jewels. Finely constructed oval Tudor beret lined in satin. Velveteen embellished with genuine cultured pearls, metal alloy findings, feather trim and premium crystal - rhinestone jewels.

Available in Black, Red or Maroon cotton velvet.

SIZE  

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ANNE CRESACRE

$85.00

 

SOFT TUDOR HOOD

circa 1550's

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Mid 16th Century

Anne Cresacre portrait - Holbein sketch - ca 1550's Velvet Tudor Hood based portrait sketch of Anne Cresacre by Holbein mid 16th century   Easy to wear style based on sketches and portraits of the Thomas More family by Hans Holbein.

Firm (not rigid) base with wire support - velveteen with metallic and white edge lace trim. Interior lined in black cotton.

Choose Black or Brown - one size fits most.

 

CHOOSE COLOR

 

HOLBEIN IMAGE $150.00   TUDOR GABLE HOOD

circa 1540

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Hans Holbein sketch, English/German ca.1540 showing rare view of the back veil on a Gable hood. Gable Hood fashionable in 16th century Tudor England. Back view of Gable Hood headress English 16th century - after Hans Holbein sketch.  Fashionable buckram frame style of the Tudor period.

 Sturdy cotton covered base, features a Black satin split veil.

 Choose cover fabric options as shown below.

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GABLE HOOD OPTIONS TURBAN WRAP FABRIC THUMBNAILS
Choose the fabrics, pearl and jewel colors for Custom Gable hood at rameset.com

 

16TH CENTURY BONNETS REFERRED TO AS FRENCH HOODS

 

Elizabeth Seymour

$75.00

SEYMOUR HOOD

circa 1540

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Mid 16th century

Portrait of Elizabeth Seymour by Hans Holbein the younger circa 1540 Quality Tudor period hood inspired by Elizabeth Seymour ca 1540 Popular style in the court of Henry VIII.

Rigid frame covered with white velvet, quality trims, metal filigree bead biliment edge and black gauze veil.

Can be made in choice of fabric from hood options below. White veil available.

OPTIONS 

FABRIC SELECTION 

 

Anne Boleyn $60.00   FRENCH HOOD

circa 1530

#BKABHD001    16th century
This styloe of hood is often referred to as a French Hood and was popularized by Anne Boleyn the ill fated second wife of Henry VIII. The sleek design of our Anne Boleyn Hood is the perfect style for Tudor and Elizabethan ladies in waiting.

 Elegant rigid base style worn by Henry VIII's second wife.

Choose: desired fabrics from the options below, black or white cotton gauze veil, Gold - Silver - White ruching, 7mm Ivory or White Pearl edge.

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Kathryn Howard #BKCHHD001 $60.00 HOWARD BONNET - HOOD
circa 1540           16th century
A miniature portrait of a lady believed to be Catherine Howard showing a popular hat style of the day. Catheryn Howard style Hood - Tudor period ladies French Hood.

 Popular Tudor style worn by Henry VIII's fifth wife.

 Choose: your desired fabric from the options below, white or ivory 7mm Pearl edge, white or gold ruching and black or white cotton guaze veil.

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FABRIC OPTION THUMBNAILS FOR BONNETS - HOODS

 

 

  We strive to make all of our quality buckram frame hats as unique as our customers. If you wish you can send us an image of the outfit you wish to wear them with and we will endeavor to design a hat specifically for your special needs. For more information about available options on buckram styles contact: inquiry@rameset.com

 

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