First known evidence of hat was found in the form of an ancient painting of a man wearing a straw hat. This painting was done on the wall of a tomb inThebes in ancient Egypt which depicts that origin of hat might have been related to Egypt. The petasos was the first known hat in ancient Greece. The history of other kind of hats shows that early hats were simple skull caps and basic hats made from wool felt. Do you know how hat came to this world and who was its inventor? No one knows but it is known that early humans covered their head with animal skin for protection against sun and other elementsof the nature. Earlier known hats were made mostly from straw or animal skin, but hats in the modern time are made from many different kinds of materials.
Why do we wear hats?
Many jobs require to wear a special hat. We also use the phrase “hats off” to express approbation for someone who has done something exemplary. Hat is thus, depicted as a symbol of respect. Wearing hat was considered as prestigious in the earlier times. People wear hat for some or the other reason.Wearing hat is not essential, but males and females both wear hats. Throughout history, hats acknowledged social standing and hat is removed a gesture of respect.In Christian churches in the old days, men took off their hat when greeting a boss, when entering someone’s home, and always in the presence of a woman.This was considered to be a mark of respect.
Hat for a purpose
Some hats have specific design that represents its purpose and these are called Custom Hats. For long time, people have been using Custom Headwear on various occasion and for a specific purpose. As our head is on the top of body and to wear headwear is the respect or esteem.