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Great for any time of the year, in the absence of extreme conditions.
Designed to keep your head and hat dry, for wetter or for worse.
The origin of waxed cotton goes back to Scottish mills in the 1800s. These mills wove flax sails for the British clipper fleet and used linseed oil from flax plants to waterproof both the sails and their clothing. A new process was put in place in 1930, coating cotton cloth with paraffin or bee’s wax. This highly water-resistant cloth quickly became the standard fabric for rainwear and waxed canvas hats. Waxed cotton is created by weaving 2-ply cotton yarn into a strong canvas fabric that is then treated with oil and wax to create a highly water and wind resistant barrier, while maintaining the breathability and comfort known to cotton. Our waxed cotton canvas hats are perfect for every adventure.
Where It’s Made
We make many of our signature quality felt and straw hats in Texas. The expert Hatmakers are known for its exclusive bodies, authentic Western Hats, weave patterns, genuine leather bands, special finishes, and trimmings.