June 26, 2012

Chapéu de Raia worn by Antonio Maria Claret

The boat hat were used by the clergy in Portugal, Spain and in the American dominions (Brasil, Argentina, Mexico, etc.) during XIX. century.
In Portuguese language: Barco (= boat, bateau) or Chapéu de Raia (for the hat reminds of a ray) 
In Spanish language: El Barco (= the boat hat). 

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