Palm farmer’s hat
Traditional hat from Lanzarote known as the “farmer’s hat” for women. Woven with leaves from the European fan palm or white palm leaves using the same technique as for the estera or palm mat. To add a special touch, this palm hat has a black ribbon with a bow. Two ribbons in the same colour as the hat were added for a secure fit. Available in different sizes. Extraordinary, elegant and handmade.
Traditional and unique piece.
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This traditional farmer’s hat was made with the same technique as the estera or palm mat for which exactly eleven palm leaves are needed. To find out how to weave a palm hat, just look how María Hernández does it. She used several tools such as a wooden needle to sew the plaited palm leaves, an iron needle for the tomizas (palm rope), a small needle to prepare the palm leaves, a knife and scissors and of course her hands, as the traditional craft is handmade.
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