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The bowler hat was designed in 1849 by the London hatmakers Thomas and William Bowler, The derby hat also known as a bob hat, bombín or bowler derby hat, is a hard felt hat with a rounded crown. The bowler became “the hat” in Europe and parts of the eastern United States. Many Immigrants would arrive on our shores wearing bowlers and would travel west wearing those hats.
They then became popular in the old west and were worn by both lawmen and outlaws alike, including Bat Masterson, Butch Cassidy, Black Bart, and Billy the Kid.
Start your next gunfight or dress up your Victorian outfit with this brown suede like derby hat.
The Victorian era of British history (and that of the British Empire) was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901.
If cleaning is necessary, use dish cloth soaked in warm water with mild soap.