Such gray Astrakhan fur (Persian lamb) hats have been worn throughout the centuries by Russian Cossacks living on the banks of the Kuban River. Handmade by top class hatters of real Karakul, this cozy fur hat will keep your head warm in any weather. Image shows members of the Imperial Army. Height: approximately 5 1/2 inches (14 cm). Shade may vary. Production time: up to 7 business days.