Traditional black Karakul (Persian lamb) hat worn by shepherds in many countries, especially in Eastern Europe, Balkans, and Caucasus. Interestingly, French post-Impressionist artist Paul Gauguin was one of the most famous persons to be pictured wearing such a hat. Handmade by top class hatters of real Astrakhan fur, this soft and cozy fur hat will keep your head warm in any weather. Height: approximately 9 7/8 inches (25 cm); can be customized on request. Production time: up to 7 business days.