Traditional gray Persian lamb (Karakul) hat worn by shepherds in many countries, especially in Eastern Europe, Balkans, and Caucasus. Vasily Vereshchagin, one of the most famous Russian war artists, is pictured wearing such a hat. Certain Cossack regiments also used to wear this style in the past. 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. Shade and pelt characteristics may vary. Production time: up to 7 business days.