Shmukach. Slovenians. Moravia. Early 20th century

Shmukach. Slovenians. Moravia. Early 20th century

Shmukach - hat for a young man made of felt decorated with braid chenille and cock feather. Headdress of lads (bachelors) and married men had similar shape and material, but had different decoration. The bachelor's hat was decorated with feathers which were a symbol of a marrying age, beads and artificial flowers.