The Kettle Hat is made in mild steel in the shape of a brimmed hat.This hat was mainly worn during the Medieval period across the Europe by the people of infantry.It is mainly characterized by the large brim that offers extra protection to the wearer.It is completely wearable and can be used for costume dressing.
The Kettle Hat was favoured by the English infantryman and man at arms throughout the Medieval period and was popular during the 100 Years War. It was simple to manufacture and offered good protection against projectiles. This design was so effective that it came back into service with the British military in World War 1 and 2. The name derives from the Germanic word “cetel” or “cietel” alluding to its deep cauldron like shape. It was also known as a “war hat” and “Chapel-de-fer” (hat of iron).
Material: Mild Steel