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Solid Black Velveteen Songkok Hats – Traditionally worn in Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. They are lined and have an air screen to keep your head cool. These are currently available according to your size and they ship from Indonesia via Registered Mail.

The songkok or peci or kopiah is a cap widely worn in Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, the southern Philippines and southern Thailand, mostly among Muslim males. It has the shape of a truncated cone, usually made of black or embroidered felt, cotton or velvet. It is also worn by males in formal situations such as wedding feasts, funerals or festive occasions such as the Muslim Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

It is called “songkok” in the Ethnic Malay cultural sphere in Malay Archipelago. While in Java, it is called “kopiah” or “kopeah”. It is also known widely in Indonesia as “peci”, although peci has a more ellipse shape and sometimes decorated. The name “peci” was probably derived from the Dutch word petje means literary “small hat”, or probably derived from the Turkish fez instead.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

The Songkok Peci Hat, also known as just a Songkok or a Peci, is a traditional hat worn in various Asian Muslim countries, particularly in Southeast Asia and most the Indonesian archipelago.
The Songkok Peci hat holds cultural significance for many Asian Muslim communities. It is often represents Islamic religious garb and is commonly worn during religious and official events. It has arguably become the “state” or “national” hat of Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.
Songkok Peci hats come in various styles and designs, reflecting regional and cultural variances. Small distinctions in terms of color, embellishments, and patterns can be found. For example; some Songkok Peci Hats may have embroidery or decorative elements adorning them.
The Songkok Peci hat is typically made from a soft and shiny short pile velvet material. It is placed snugly on top of the head, covering the crown and forehead.
While the Songkok Peci hat is commonly associated with Muslim and Asian cultures, anyone can wear it as a fashion statement or to show appreciation for ethnic and cultural diversity.