The Fez, or tarboosh, a brimless cap, usually a red felt truncated cone bearing a tassel. Traditionally work by Muslim and other men in North Africa and the Middle East, it was the Turkish national headdress until it was abolished there in 1925.
The Fez was named after the province of Fes, Morocco (also known as Fas and Fez), one of the four traditional capitals of Morocco which controlled the dye that was used in coloring it.
Until the late 19th century Fes was the sole manufacturer of the fez, the brimless, cylindrical, red felt hat worn by male Turks, for which the crimson dye was once obtained from a local berry also used in preparing Morocco leather.
Do It Yourself Decadence
Look the part of a wealthy and relaxed officer or gentleman with smoking jacket, pipe and red fez.
Or let out the raging Irish alcoholic within and go the green fez!
The fez is a great way to let the world know just how much of a well-to-do aristocrat you are.
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