coal-scuttle hats

Working women in Wales also wore coal scuttle shaped hats


Pit Hands, anon, print, published in Hall, Mr and Mrs, (1861), The Book of South Wales, the Wye, and the Coast, p. 282.

The women are wearing a range of straw or chip headgear including a cockle hat (left) and a rather flat coal scuttle-shaped hat.