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An oval portrait of a white man in a fur-rimmed hat. Before the portrait, there are a palette and a dog.
Self-portrait of William Hogarth with his dog Trump, 1745. He wears a Montero cap.
A full-length engraving of a white man in a robe, extending a hand with a fur hat.
Richard Crosbie holds a leopard skin Montero hat, 1785.

Mounteere cap (also known as a Montero cap) is a type of cap formerly worn in Spain for hunting. It has a spherical crown and (frequently fur-lined) flaps able to be drawn down to protect the ears and neck.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ "Montero". Oxford English Dictionary (Online ed.). Oxford University Press. (Subscription or participating institution membership required.)
  2. ^ Samuel Pepys. "Monday 30 April 1660". The Diary of Samuel Pepys.

1893 text

Monteeres, montero (Spanish), a kind of huntsman’s cap.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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