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Fads From The Past: Cone-Shaped Princess Hats

The iconic princess hats of Medieval Europe were modeled after the ‘Boqta’ of Mongolian Queens.

Hours of Mary of Burgundy (1477)—Wikimedia Commons

When searching for princess costumes, the cone-shaped headdress will undoubtedly make an appearance at some point. This iconic, cylindrical hat quickly became a symbol for princesses and…



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