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King Karl XI's Hat

unknown1676/1676

The Royal Armoury, Sweden

The Royal Armoury, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

Karl XI’s hat from the Battle of Lund, which took place on December 4, 1676. Remains of flax threads used to affix wisps of straw can be seen on the hat – these wisps served to identify the Swedish troops during the battle.

Details

  • Title: King Karl XI's Hat
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: 1676/1676
  • Physical Dimensions: Diam. 386 mm, H 100 mm
  • Subject Keywords: Hat, Battle of Lund
  • Rights: CC BY
  • External Link: Livrustkammaren

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