Army green Fiddler cap
Fiddler cap - Turi Twill Army green - CTH Ericson of Sweden
Fiddler cap - Turi Twill Army green - CTH Ericson of Sweden
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Turi Twill Army green

TuriTAG58

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A Fiddler cap made from leftover fabrics.

This cap is an excellent environmental choice as it is made of leftover fabrics that do not go to waste. This product is CTH Ericson way to contribute to sustainability in the textile industry.

Detailed information: 

  • Colour: Green 
  • 5 centimetres brim 
  • Outer fabric: Leftover fabric in 100% cotton 
  • Lining: Green satin (60% Acetate, 40% Viscose) 
  • Cord and buttons are vintage 
  • Not washable

What we call a "Re-source fabric" is a leftover surplus fabric that has not been used. By sewing a hat or cap from a leftover fabric contribute to sustainability and circular flows in the textile industry, by using the resources available instead of producing new fabrics. 

The hats and caps where we use Re-Source fabrics is an excellent environmental choice as it is made of leftover fabrics that do not go to waste.

We work with the company Rekotex in Borås, Sweden. Rekotex is a company that is offering surplus fabrics from fashion companies to other textile companies. 

 Rekotex - hållbara, miljövänliga och cirkulära tyger

To measure your hat size, wrap a tape measure around your head just above your ears. The tape should fit comfortably – not too tight. Round up to the nearest size.

If you have no tape measure, you can measure with a string, which you then measure with a ruler.

Head Size (cm) Head Size (Inch) Generic Hat Size
54    21 1/4 XS
55    21 5/8 S
56    22    S
57    22 1/2 M
58 22,75 M
59    23 1/4 L
60    23 5/8 L
61    24    XL
62    24 1/2 XL
63    24 3/4 XXL

The Fiddler cap is called Vega cap in Sweden. The Fiddler cap began to be used in the military in the 19th century, and it was used by the sailors on board the ship Vega during the Vega expedition gave rise to the name and made the model generally popular around the turn of the last century.

The Vega expedition 1878–1880 under the leadership of Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld was the first expedition that found and sailed the entire Northeast Passage and became a great scientific success.

The Fiddler cap has many names like Vega cap, Greek Fisherman's cap, Mariner's cap, Breton cap, Navy cap, Skippers cap or Elbsegler but the basic shape is the same.

CTH Ericson has been manufacturing Fiddler, Vega and Mariner's cap since the last century, and many call our caps the Swedish original