Article-Nr.: EP3509, coffee brown / 100% ParaBuntal Straw
Buntal hats are manufactured from buntal fiber extracted from buri palms (Corypha spp.). Most buntal fibers are sourced from the buri plantations of Quezon Province/Phillippines. Traditionally, it is extracted by from seven to ten-year old buri palms. Three to six leaf stem (at least 1.8 m in length) are cut from a tree twice each year. The base of the stem is skinned and the exposed fiber beaten with a bolo blade until they are separated into bundles. The name of the fiber comes from this process. Its a very rare high luxurious material.
Wear & Care
This hat is perfect for summer-events. It is easy care. However, avoid exposure to rain or damp.
height of hat: approx. 18cm, crown depth: approx. 14cm