Real Karakul (Persian lamb) winter papakha hat, similar to the one worn by army generals and other high ranking officers in the Russian Empire. Archive pictures show Czar Nicholas II and family accompanied by their private guard comprising Kuban Cossacks; Pyotr Wrangel, an officer in the Imperial Russian army and commanding general of the White Army in Southern Russia in the later stages of the Russian Civil War. Reproduction handmade of genuine Astrakhan fur. Extremely soft and warm. Nominal height: 9 1/2 inches (24 cm); this can be reduced by tucking the hat from the top crease. Rare spotted fur variety is also available. Shade may vary. Production time: 7 business days.