Fez (hat)

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A fez

The fez (Turkish: fes, plural fezzes or fezes from arabic "Fas" the main town in Morocco before 1927 ),[1] as well as its equivalent, the tarboosh (Arabic: طربوش ṭarbūsh), is a felt hat.

There are two types One is a cone with a flat top, made of red felt. The other is a short cylinder made of kilim fabric. Both usually have a tassel attached to the top. The tarboosh and the modern fez, which is similar, owe much of their development and popularity to the Ottoman era.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fez" (online ed.). Merriam-Webster..
  2. Amphlett, Hilda (2003). Hats: a history of fashion in headwear. Mineola, New York: Courier Dover..
  3. Kaya, Ibrahim (2004). Social theory and later modernities: the Turkish experience. Liverpool, England: Liverpool University Press. p. 119..