Headgear, headwear or headdress is the name given to any element of clothing which is worn on one's head. Clothing (also called clothes, accoutrements, accouterments, or habiliments) protects the Human body from extreme Weather In Anatomy, the head of an Animal is the Rostral part (from Anatomical position that usually comprises the Brain, Eyes
Headgear serve a variety of purposes:
Hats often have a brim all the way around the rim, and may be either placed on the head, or secured with hat-pins (which are pushed through the hat and the hair). NOTICE TO WOULD-BE-ROMEOS*************** Fashion refers to styles of dress (but can also include cuisine literature art architecture and general comportment that are popular in a culture at any given time Standards of modesty (also called demureness or reticence) are aspects of the Culture of a Country or people at a given point in time A convention is a set of agreed, stipulated or generally accepted Standards norms social norms or criteria, often taking the form of Baldness involves the state of lacking hair where it often grows especially on the head A badge is a device, patch or accoutrement which is presented or displayed to indicate some feat of service a special accomplishment a symbol of authority granted by taking Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821 was a French military and political leader who had a significant impact on the History of Europe. A hat is a headcovering It may be worn for protection against the elements for religious reasons for safety or as a Fashion accessory. Depending on the type of hat, they may be properly worn by men, by women or by both sexes.
Caps are generally soft and often have no brim or just a peak (like on a baseball cap). A cap is a form of Headgear. Caps have crowns that fit closer than Hats and have no brim or only a Visor. For many centuries women wore a variety of head-coverings which were called caps. For example, in the 18th and 19th centuries a cap was a kind of head covering made of a flimsy fabric such as muslin; it was worn indoors or under a bonnet by married women, or older unmarried women who were "on the shelf" (e. Muslin is a type of finely-woven Cotton fabric, introduced to Europe from the Middle East in the 17th century g. mob-cap). A mob cap or mob-cap is a round gathered or pleated Cloth (usually Linen) bonnet consisting of a caul to cover the hair a frilled or ruffled
Bonnets, as worn by women and girls, were hats worn outdoors which were secured by tying under the chin, and often which had some kind of peak or visor. A bonnet is a kind of Headgear which is usually brimless Only a few kinds of bonnets are still worn today most commonly by babies Some styles of bonnets had peaks so large that they effectively prevented women from looking right or left without turning their heads. Bonnets worn by men and boys are generally distinguished from hats by being soft and having no brim—this usage is now rare (they would normally be called caps today, except in Scotland where the 'bunnet' is common in both civilian life and in the Royal Regiment of Scotland). Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. The Royal Regiment of Scotland (SCOTS is the senior and only Scottish Line infantry regiment of the British Army Infantry.
Helmets are designed to protect the head, and sometimes the neck, from injury. A helmet is a form of Protective gear worn on the head to protect it from injuries a variation of the hat They are usually rigid, and offer protection from blows. Helmets are commonly worn in battle, on construction sites and in many contact sports. Many Sports involve a degree of player-to-player and/or player-to-object contact
Modern hoods are generally soft headcoverings which are an integral part of a larger garment, like an overcoat, shirt or cloak. Mary I (18 February 1516 &ndash 17 November 1558 was Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 19 July 1553 until her death A French hood is a type of woman's Headgear popular in Western Europe in the Sixteenth century. A hood is a kind of Headgear that covers most of the Head and Neck and sometimes the Face. The term Overcoat is a type of long coat intended to be worn as the outermost garment A shirt is a cloth garment for the upper body Originally an item of underwear worn exclusively by men it has become in American English a catch-all term for A cloak is a type of loose Garment that is worn over indoor Clothing and serves the same purpose as an Overcoat &mdashit protects the wearer from the cold
Historically, hoods were either similar to modern hoods, or a separate form of headgear. A hood is a kind of Headgear that covers most of the Head and Neck and sometimes the Face. In medieval Europe hoods with short capes, called chaperons in French, were extremely common, and later evolved into elaborate and adaptable hats. Chaperon (ˈʃæpəroʊn ˈʃæpərɒn Middle French: chaperon) was a form of hood or later highly versatile Hat worn in all parts of Western Europe Women's hoods varied from close-fitting, soft headgear to stiffened, structured hoods (e. g. gable hoods, hennins or French hoods) or very large coverings made of material over a frame which fashionable women wore over towering wigs or hairstyles to protect them from the elements (e. A gable hood, English hood or gable headdress is an English woman's headdress of c The hennin ('hɛnɪn was a Headdress in the shape of a cone or "steeple" or truncated cone worn by European women of the Nobility in the A French hood is a type of woman's Headgear popular in Western Europe in the Sixteenth century. g. calash).
A mask is worn over part or all of the face, frequently to disguise the wearer, but sometimes to protect the face. A mask is an artefact normally worn on the face typically for protection concealment performance or amusement Masks are often worn for pleasure to disguise the wearer at fancy dress parties, masqued balls and during Halloween, or they may be worn by criminals to prevent recognition or as camouflage while they commit a crime. Halloween, or Hallowe’en, is a Holiday celebrated on the night of October 31. Masks which physically protect the wearer vary in design, from guard bars across the face in the case of ice hockey goalkeepers, to facial enclosures which purify or control the wearer's air supply, as in gas masks. A gas mask is a Mask worn over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling airborne Pollutants and Toxic materials
Turbans are headgear, mostly for males, made up from a single piece of cloth which is wrapped around the head in a wide variety of styles. The turban (from Persian fa دلبند or دولبند dulband via the Turkish tr tülbent) is a headdress consisting of a long Turban is the best known word in English for a large category of headgear and general head wraps traditionally worn in many parts of the world.
Wigs are headpieces made from natural or synthetic hair which may be worn to disguise baldness or thin hair, or as part of a costume. A wig is a head of Hair made from horse-hair human hair wool feathers buffalo hair or synthetic worn on the head for fashion or various other aesthetic and stylistic Baldness involves the state of lacking hair where it often grows especially on the head The term costume can refer to Wardrobe and dress in general or to the distinctive style of dress of a particular people class or period A toupee may be worn by a man to cover partial baldness. A toupée is a hairpiece or partial wig of natural or synthetic hair worn to cover partial Baldness or for theatrical purposes In most Commonwealth nations, special wigs are also worn by barristers, judges, and certain parliamentary officials as a symbol of the office. A barrister is a Lawyer found in many Common law Jurisdictions that employ a split profession (as opposed to a Fused profession) in relation A judge, or justice, is an Official who presides over a Court of law TalkParliament#Screen-size. -->A  parliament is a Legislature, especially in those
A fillet or circlet is a round band worn around the head and over the hair. A circlet is a crown with neither arches nor a cap (internal covering Elaborate and costly versions of these eventually evolved into crowns, but fillets could be made from woven bands of fabric, leather, beads or metal. A crown is the traditional Symbolic form of Headgear worn by a Monarch or by a Deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power A textile is a flexible material comprised of a network of natural or artificial Fibres often referred to as thread or Yarn. Leather is a material created through the Tanning of hides and Skins of Animals primarily Cattlehide The Tanning process A bead is a small decorative object that is pierced for threading or stringing The M acro E xpansion T emplate A ttribute L anguage complements TAL, providing macros which allow the reuse of code across Fillets are unisex, and are especially prevalent in archaic to renaissance dress. The Renaissance (from French Renaissance, meaning "rebirth" Italian: Rinascimento, from re- "again" and nascere
Some headgear, such as the crown, coronet, and tiara, have evolved into jewelry. A crown is the traditional Symbolic form of Headgear worn by a Monarch or by a Deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power A coronet is a small crown consisting of ornaments fixed on a metal ring A tiara (from Persian تاره tara adopted in Latin as 'tiara' is a form of crown. These headgear are worn as a symbol of nobility or royal status.
Today a veil is normally a piece of sheer fabric which covers all or part of the face. A veil is an article of clothing worn almost exclusively by women that is intended to cover some part of the head or Face. For centuries up until the Tudor period (1485), European women wore veils which covered the hair, and sometimes the neck and chin, but not the face. Today many women wear veils when getting married.
The term veil is sometimes used to describe part of Muslim religious dress that accompanies a headscarf. Adherents of Islam are concerned with Clothing in two contexts clothing for everyday inside and outside the house and clothing required in specifically
Hairnets are used to prevent loose hair from contaminating food or work areas. A hairnet, or sometimes simply a net or caul, is a small often elasticised fine net worn over long hair to hold it in place A snood is a net or fabric bag pinned or tied on at the back of a woman's head for holding the hair. A snood is a type of Headgear, worn by women over their long Hair. Scarves and kerchiefs are used to protect styled hair or keep it tidy. Uses and types In cold climates a thick Knitted scarf often of Wool, is tied around the Neck to keep warm A kerchief (from the French couvre-chef, "cover the head" is a triangular or square piece of Cloth tied around the Shower caps and swim caps prevent hair from becoming wet or entangled during activity.
Used to control the growth of the maxillary and mandibular bones during orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic headgear is a type of orthodontic appliance attached to Dental braces that aids in correcting severe bite problems The mandible (from Latin mandibula, "jawbone" or inferior maxillary bone forms the lower Jaw and holds the lower teeth in place
Headgear is an orthodontic appliance typically used in growing patients to correct overbites by holding back the growth of the upper jaw, allowing the lower jaw to catch up. Headgear needs to be worn approximately 12 to 22 hrs to be truly effective in correcting the overbite, usually anywhere from 6 to 18 months depending on the severity of the overbite and how much a patient is growing.
A typical scenario is a case where some teeth are extracted, and front teeth are being retracted (pulled backward). When extraction spaces are being closed, the teeth behind the extraction space slide forward if not held in-place by headgear. In some situations, to maintain the bite, the orthodontist will need prescribe a headgear at the end of the treatment for another six months period.
The headgear serves to hold them back (maintain anchorage). Orthodontists will want those patients to wear the headgear as much as they can once fitted. Realistically this might only be 12 hours per day, with catch over weekends, but the more the better; even 22 hours may be required.
The orthodontic headgear will consist of three major components:
In some cases it will be required to wear both an upper and lower face-bow or j-hooks, however your orthodontist will provide you with all the information required.
Soreness of teeth when chewing, or when the teeth touch, is typical. Adults usually feel the soreness 12 to 24 hours later, but younger patients tend to react sooner, (e. g. , 2 to 6 hours). Adults are sometimes prescribed headgear but this is less frequent. The headgear is one of the most useful appliance available to the orthodontist, but many patients find it difficult to comply with daytime wear, so it is mainly worn in the evenings and when sleeping. A similar appliance is the reverse-pull headgear or orthodontic facemask, which pulls the patients teeth forward (rather than back, as in this case). See Orthodontic Facemask & Reverse-Pull Headgear for more details.
The most common use of headgear is as protection for the head and eyes.
A baseball cap is used by sports players to keep the sun out of their eyes, and by some chefs to keep the hair out of their food. A baseball cap is a type of soft Cap with a long stiffened and curved bill A chef is a person who cooks professionally In a professional kitchen setting the term is used only for the one person in charge of everyone else in the kitchen the executive Traditionally, silk chef's hats are used for this purpose. The traditional chef's uniform, including toque (traditional hat white double breasted jacket and checked pants are instantly recognized by most members of the Western world A rain hat has a wide rim to keep the rain out of the wearer's face. Some traditional types of hat such as the Mexican sombrero also serve this purpose. In English -speaking countries sombrero typically refers to a type of hat originating in Mexico.
There are also the full range of helmets. A cheche is a garment worn by the Tuareg people over their heads and necks to protect themselves from the wind and sand The turban (from Persian fa دلبند or دولبند dulband via the Turkish tr tülbent) is a headdress consisting of a long A helmet is a form of Protective gear worn on the head to protect it from injuries a variation of the hat There are also hats that are worn for protection from the cold. These include many varieties of fur hats, and also the Canadian tuque. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page
Headgear is also an article of fashion. Fashion refers to styles of dress (but can also include cuisine literature art architecture and general comportment that are popular in a culture at any given time The formal man's black silk top hat was formerly an indispensable portion of the suit, and women's hats have, over the years, attained a fantastic number of shapes ranging from immense confections to no more than a few bits of cloth and decorations piled on top of the head. Recently, the hat as an article of formal wear has fallen out of fashion, though some kinds of hats other than baseball caps may be included in young people's subcultural fashions.
Some headgear is worn for religious practice. Observant Jewish men wear yarmulkes, small cloth skull-caps, because they believe the head should be covered in the presence of God. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ "Kipa" redirects here For the supermarket please see Kipa (supermarket. God is the principal or sole Deity in Religions and other belief systems that worship one deity. Some Jewish men wear yarmulkes at all times, others in the synagogue.
Similar to the yarmulke is the zucchetto worn by Roman Catholic clergy. The zucchetto (plural zucchetti, Italian for "small Gourd " also called pileolus, is a small skullcap worn by clerics Clergy is the generic term used to describe the formal religious leadership within a given Religion. Other forms of apostolic head-gear include the mitre, biretta, tasselled cardinal's hat, and the papal tiara. The mitre (sometimes also spelled miter from the Greek μίτρα, 'headband' or 'turban' is a type of headgear now known as the traditional ceremonial head-dress of The biretta is a square Cap with three or four ridges or peaks sometimes surmounted by a tuft traditionally worn by Roman Catholic clergy and some Anglican The Papal Tiara, also known as the Triple Tiara, or in Latin as the ' Triregnum', and in Italian as the ' Triregno', is the three-tiered Orthodox Christian clergy and monastics often wear a skufia, a kamilavkion, or a klobuk. Families of churches Eastern Christians have a shared tradition but they became divided ( Schism) during the early centuries of Christianity in disputes about Monasticism (from Greek μοναχός, monachos, derived from Greek monos, alone is the religious practice in which one A skufia (also skufiya or skoufos) is an item of Clerical clothing worn by Orthodox Christian and Eastern Catholic Monastics A kamilavka ( kamilavkion (καμιλαύκιον kalymmavkhion (καλυμμαύχιον or kalymmavchi (καλυμαύχι is an item of A klobuk is an item of Clerical clothing worn by Orthodox Christian and Eastern Catholic monastics and Bishops especially in the See also the fez (clothing). The fez ( Greek: Φέσι Turkish: fes plural fezzes or fezes) or Tarboosh طربوش, not to be confused with North The term red hat, when used within the Roman Catholic Church, refers to the appointment of a Cardinal, a senior Prince of the Church, who is a member of the electoral college that chooses the Pope. A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official usually a bishop, of the Catholic Church. The College of Cardinals (verbose Sacred College of the Holy Roman Church, Sancta Romana Ecclesia, S History See also History of the Papacy Catholics recognize the Pope as a successor to Saint Peter, who Jesus named as the "shepherd" and On being appointed to the cardinalate, he is said to have received the red hat, or cardinal's biretta.
Male Sikhs are required to wear turbans. Sikh (English or; ਸਿੱਖ sikkh, IPA) is the title and name given to an adherent of Sikhism. The turban (from Persian fa دلبند or دولبند dulband via the Turkish tr tülbent) is a headdress consisting of a long
In Islam, the Hijab, or headscarf, is worn by women because it is considered modest. For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. Islam and clothing Hijab or ħijāb ( ar حجاب, pronounced) is the Arabic term for "cover" (noun based on the root حجب meaning "to
Headgear such as crowns, and tiaras are worn in recognition of noble status especially among royalty. Wigs are worn traditionally by judges and barristers of Commonwealth nations. Feathered headpieces are worn by various Native North American and South American indigenous peoples, such as the Urarina of Peruvian Amazonia as a sign of status and sacred knowledge. The term Indigenous Peoples or autochthonous peoples can be used to describe any Ethnic group who inhabit a geographic region with which they have the earliest historical The Urarina are an Indigenous people of the Peruvian Amazon Basin ( Loreto) who inhabit the Chambira, Urituyacu and Corrientes Rivers The Amazon Rainforest (Brazilian Portuguese: Floresta Amazônica or Amazônia; Spanish: Selva Amazónica or Amazonía
In the Western culture derived from Christian tradition, removing one's headgear is a sign of respect, making oneself more open, humble or vulnerable, much like bowing or kneeling. The term Western world, the West or the Occident ( Latin: occidens -sunset -west as distinct from the Orient) can have multiple meanings Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings This is as if to say, "I acknowledge that you are more powerful than I am, I make myself vulnerable to show I pose no threat to you and respect you. " Men's hats are removed in Church, and not removing them is usually frowned upon. Women, however, are required to wear a hat to cover the head in some churches based on 1 Corinthians 11:5. Eleventh chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians. Paul of Tarsus writes on the conduct of Christians while worshipping together
In the Jewish tradition, the converse idea equally shows respect for the superior authority of God. PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Wearing a kippah or yarmulke means the wearer is acknowledging the vast gulf of power, wisdom, and authority that separates God from mankind. "Kipa" redirects here For the supermarket please see Kipa (supermarket. "Kipa" redirects here For the supermarket please see Kipa (supermarket. It is a sign of humility to wear a yarmulke. There is a common phrase that explains this, saying that "there's always something above you" if you're wearing a yarmulke, helping you remember you're human and God is infinite. A Talmudic quote speaks of a righteous man who would "not walk (six feet) with an uncovered head, the (spirit of God) is always above him".
In Islamic etiquette, wearing headgear is perfectly permissible while saying prayers at a mosque . For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. A "mosque" in English refers to all types of buildings dedicated for Islamic worship although there is a distinction in Arabic between the smaller privately owned mosque and the larger
In the military, there are specific rules about when and where to wear a hat (also known as a 'cover' in America). A military is an Organization authorized by its Nation to use force usually including use of Weapons in defending its Country (or by attacking Hats are generally worn outdoors only, at sea as well as on land; however, personnel carrying firearms typically also wear their hats indoors. Removing one's hat is also a form of salute. A salute (also called obeisance) is a Gesture (often Hand gesture) or other action used to display respect
As a guideline, a man should remove his hat to show respect for the dead, when a national anthem is played or in the presence of royalty, in a church or courtroom, and during other solemn occasions, when meeting someone, and indoors while in the presence of a lady. A national anthem is a generally patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history traditions and struggles of its people recognized either by a nation's A woman may continue wearing her hat, unless she is wearing what is considered a uni-sex hat, such as a baseball cap, when she should remove her hat as well. Women usually do not take off their hats in these situations because they may be carefully pinned to their hair, but only take off their hats in their own homes.
The hat can be raised (briefly removed and replaced, with either hand), or "tipped" (touched or tilted forward) as a greeting.
This is an incomplete list of hats and Headgear (that is anything worn on the head both modern and historical Chapeaugraphy, occasionally anglicised to chapography, is a Panhandling trick in which a ring-shaped piece of Felt is manipulated to look like