Maciejowka Model 2
Warm wool cabby hat, superior quality of manufacture and materials.
- Cap style: Fiddler / Maciejowka
- Details: belt, decorative buttons, shape memory visor 4.5cm len., crown's diameter ca. 23cm
- Lining: viscose
- Sweatband: leather
- Fabric: woolen cloth
Traditional Maciejowka cap with essentially mid-east European origin. Cap is made of skin friendly materials: wool, lining is made of viscose to keep good breathability, sweatband is made of natural leather. It also a decorative belt and 2 decorative buttons.
It came to Poland in XIXth century from today's Germany. At first it was considered as peasants headwear, then it became very popular when Pilsudski's Legions chose Maciejowka hat as a standard uniform headwear.
In mid-war period and after II World War Maciejowka cap was worn by former Legions veterans and patriotic members of society as a tribute to Legions and their Independence deed.
Although Maciejowka is essentially a Polish cap, strictly bound to Polish history and its dramatic moments, there are also some similiar patterns throughout the world (its name is just different). This model of cap is also known as fiddler cap or greek style fisherman's cap.
In our offer you can also find replicas of Pilsudski's Polish Legions Caps. Available in big xxl and xxxl sizes. Precise handmade craftsmanship from Sterkowski family-run manufacture.
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second time round
I bought one of these caps a few years ago and love it. I've now bought myself a second one as my first one is used mainly for work so getting a little tatty. Its lovely have a new smart hat. I am often asked about it and where did I get it and always tell them with pleasure that its a Polish hat. I'm as pleased the second time around as I was the first.
Comfortable and Warm
I have always loved the look of these caps, and I must say this is a very handsome one at that. The hat shaped perfectly to my rather large head and is incredibly comfortable. This will serve me very well in the winter. Amazing craftmanship, thank you Sterkowski!
A Great cap, very stylish, and very well made, show Sterkowski Hat
Love this cap. Sits well
Love this cap. Sits well and is stylish in the grey.