Hat

Thick fabric cap with toory (pompom) and ribbons falling down the back. It’s in white tratant with red, green, black and yellow stripes.

  • Accession Number 2021.02.OBJ.79
  • Marchand Dupuis Frères
  • Materials fiber
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Historical context

Glengarry caps have their origins in the military. Of Scottish origin, they are an integral part of the Commonwealth pipers’ uniform, and have a strong identity connotation. It’s made from a tartan-patterned woollen cloth known as the “Stewart Dress”, and the pompom on top is called a “toory”. The metal badge pinned to a ribbon loop on the left side is not military. It may have been a piece of clothing ...

  • Accession Number 2021.02.OBJ.79
  • Marchand Dupuis Frères
  • Materials fiber
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© Pointe-à-Callière Collection, Frédéric Cloutier fonds, 2021.002.OBJ.079
Photo by Michel Pinault

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