EDITOR’S NOTES The flat cap has its roots in British law. In 1571, Parliament decreed that all non-noblemen and boys over the age of six must cover their heads with wool caps on Sundays and holidays. Nowadays its’s a staple of the countryside. • 100% Wool Tweed • Waterproof – Heavy rain protection. • Breathable – Allows body moisture to evaporate. • Fully Lined.