Ya I thought it would work good on hot days to keep the sweat from running down your face nd still be historically correct when shooting woods walks and such.Loyalist Dave said:They don't shade the sun, nor stop the rain from running into the eyes, though they will soak up some sweat, and in cold weather would keep you warmer than no hat at all. LD
I have been searching and searching for this very thing among the French Canadians of the 18th century. Best thing I can come up with are reproduction sketches taken from 19th century artists like Rindisbacher, and Hopkins. Voyager's Sketchbook, Third Edition James A. Hanson p.10 Fur Press, Chadron NEhunts4deer said:I have not seen anything else that indicates it is a good choice as documented wear if you really want to be period correct.