The history of using brown leather hat goes back to the time of cavemen. Several types of hats can be seen in ancient engravings and paintings, which researchers consider each to have a specific function and meaning.
The first application and definition of a hat that comes to mind is a device that protects the hair and head from factors such as heat, cold, dust or blows, but in addition to these.
hats are based on occupation, race, social class, religion, nationality. , manners, type, adornment, etc. of people have been used.
The value of the hat in ancient Iran was so much that in the Qajar period and before that, a man’s bare head was a sign of his rudeness and dishonor, and it was said to cause poverty, dishonor and disorder of the senses.
For these reasons, wearing a hat was not a habit and became an inevitable necessity. One of the other reasons for using a hat is its medical benefits. For example, it is recommended to wear a hat to protect the brain and prevent memory loss.
Like today, it is recommended to wear a hat in the cold to protect the forehead, sinuses and ears. One of the times when the head gets cold is when sleeping.
If you look carefully in foreign films and animations, the characters wear a fringed sleeping cap while sleeping, which was also known as a “night cap” in ancient Iran
Hat, apart from its symbolic role as a sign of royalty and greatness in the history of Iranian literature, is one of the words that has created the most diverse proverbs and idioms with different meanings in the Persian language
The most famous of them is the term “putting a hat on someone’s head” or “taking a hat off someone’s head” which means to cheat and make a profit by deceiving someone.
The other is “judging your hat” with the meaning of judging with conscience and fairness or “making a hat out of this felt” means opportunism or abusing the opportunity obtained in a particular situation.
“His hat has no wool” means, because he can’t do anything, no one pays attention to him, “being someone’s hat is a struggle”
means being behind others and not progressing, and “Put your hat up” is an irony about paying more attention to your surroundings. Ken or “our hats are touching” means that our middles are touching.
Other examples are “what is the hat, what is the hat”, “this hat is that hat”, “don’t let the wind catch your hat” and…
As it was said that in ancient Iran, hats were of great value, so different classes of society, especially people who had high financial power, tried to distinguish the material, size, and shape of their hats from others, and competition was prevalent.
This issue became so severe that during the reign of Muhammad Ali Shah Qajar, in order to save money and also to avoid being ridiculed.
it was decided that hats whose length reaches half a cubit or three quarters (50 to 75 cm) should be shortened. As Mirza Abbas Foroughi, a poet of that time, sang: “The hat of Saruqdan is enough for him to raise his
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