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|The Panama Hat|
Genuine folding Panama hats are also known as "jipijapa" and in fact come from Cuenca in Ecuador.
The Panama hat got its name during the building of the Panama canal at the beginning of the last century, when hat merchants from Colombia and Ecuador sold their hats to passing trade. The hats are hand woven from the narrow fibres of the Iraca palm and then steamed and moulded to shape.
Caring For Your Panama Hat
We want you to enjoy your hat for years to come. To ensure this, we suggest the
Choosing Your Size
PLEASE NOTE: THESE HATS ARE NOT MASS PRODUCED. EACH ONE IS INDIVIDUALLY AND UNIQUELY HAND CRAFTED. SLIGHT VARIATIONS ARE THEREFORE TO BE EXPECTED.
Sizes range from 57cm to 62cm. These correspond to British hat sizes as follows:-
If you need to return your panama hats for any reason please do so in the original packaging unrolled, otherwise damage may occur for which we may need to charge you.
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