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Sombrero Vueltiao Colombian Hat

Sombrero Vueltiao Colombian Hat

Regular price $75.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $75.00 USD
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Age group
Accessory size

12 in stock

Measurement

  • OneSize [Kid - 21"], [Adult 22 1/2" - 23 1/2" ]
  • Small - 22"
  • Medium - 23"
  • Large - 24"
  • XLarge - 25"

Material

  • Straw
  • Polyester

Care Instructions

Should Never be worn in the rain. A straw hat will not maintain it's shape in wet weather.

Easy Return

Return your new, unused item shipping it back to us.

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The Sombrero Vueltiao is a traditional Colombian hat known for its distinctive design and cultural significance. Originating from the Zenú indigenous people of the Caribbean coast, this hat is woven from cane-like fibers of the caña flecha plant. Its name, "Vueltiao," translates to "turned" in English, referring to the intricate process of turning the strips of caña flecha into a circular, spiral pattern.

The hat's design features alternating black and white, beige patterns or colorful, symbolizing the sun and moon, and the craftsmanship involves a meticulous braiding technique that results in a flexible yet sturdy structure. The complexity of the weave and the quality of the materials determine the hat's grade, with finer weaves signifying higher quality and greater cultural value.

Worn by both men and women, the Sombrero Vueltiao is a symbol of Colombian heritage and pride. It is often seen at festivals, celebrations, and cultural events, and it has become an emblem of national identity. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the hat provides practical protection from the sun, making it a functional accessory in Colombia's warm climate.

Overall, the Sombrero Vueltiao is a testament to the rich cultural traditions and skilled artisanship of Colombia, representing a fusion of history, art, and daily life.

Crafted in collaboration with artisans from Latin America, including Colombia, Puerto Rico, Panama, Nicaragua, and Maryland, our designs by VivianFongDesigns and Panamanian crafts celebrate the rich traditions of our multicultural community. Together, we work to preserve the diversity of Hispanic culture and make cultural items more accessible to all.

Measurements 

  •  OneSize [Kid - 21"], [Adult 22 1/2" - 23 1/2" ]
  • Small - 22"
  • Medium - 23"
  • Large - 24"
  • XLarge - 25"
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