Premium quality original Afghan woolen hat Pakol.
the head circumference approximately 55 cm. Since the cap is made of pure wool, elastic can also fit on some larger heads.
Pakol (پکول), or the Afghan cap, is a soft, round-topped men's hat, typically of wool and found in any of a variety of earthy colors: brown, black, gray, or ivory, or dyed red using walnut. Before it is put on, it resembles a bag with a round, flat bottom. The wearer rolls up the sides nearly to the top, forming a thick band, which then rests on the head like a beret, somewhat reminiscent of a pita bread.
Made from 90% wool in Afghanistan & Pakistan from camel or sheep wool. The pakol (also spelled pakul or pakoul) or Afghan wool hat is commonly worn by people in Afghanistan, North West Frontier of Pakistan, other areas of Pakistan such as Gilgit and Hunza. It is also worn in parts of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. In India, it is most popular in the Indian states of Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.
The Pakol is a soft, round-topped Afghan men's hat. Women generally don't wear the Pakol hat but if you see any of them wearing one, its usually the embroidered pakol. Before it is fitted, it resembles a bag with a round, flat bottom. The wearer rolls up the sides nearly to the top, forming a thick band, which then rests on the head like a beret or cap. It comes in a variety of colors: red, brown, light brown, chocolate brown, cream (ivory), green, gray and black. The most popular pakol wearer was the Afghan rebel Commander Ahmad Shah Masood who fought the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan (1979–1989).
It keeps your head warm, wears comfortably and shapes easily to you head.
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