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The Cossack hat (papkha, astrakhan hat) is worn by men of the Caucasus region. One style is tall, worn at an angle, and made of karakul lambskin. They may have earflaps which can be folded up.
Another style is called a kubanka. It is shorter and has no earflaps. In 1855, the papakha was made an official part of the uniform for the Cossacks, and later for the rest of the Russian cavalry.
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1940s I. Magnin lamb Cossack hat
1960s fancy Cossack hat
1960s angora fur Cossack hat
1960s Adolfo Cossack hat
1960s Cossack inspired tapestry hat
1970s Adolfo Cossack hat