Aquanaut Hat #1, POLKACO
A blue and natural weave hat by Adelaide label POLKACO, with royal blue band and royal blue & red* pom poms. (*varies from picture)
Each POLKACO hat is handmade by the traditional Wayuu artisans, woven using 100% Iraka palm straw and takes approximately 8 hours to weave. No one hats is the same!
Wayuu is an American Indian ethnic group of the Guajira Peninsula in northern Colombia and northwest Venezuela. One of the most important aspects of Wayuu culture is the art of weaving, an ancient practice that is passed down from generation to generation. To the Wayuu weaving is a symbol of intelligence, creativity and wisdom. Patterns and symbols on hats represent the spiritual wisdom of the ancestors.
Size S : 57cm Circumference
Size M : 58cm Circumference
Size L : 59cm Circumference
Size XL : 60cm Circumference
Note: we suggest that our hats are best worn on the larger side. Please allow and extra 1-2cm when measuring your head circumference.
How to Wear : Our hats can be worn with the rim down or you can flip the back of the brim up as shown in the product image.
Travel Tips : These hats are a holiday necessity… Pace the hat upside down in your luggage and ensuring the crown is stuffed with clothes - bon voyage!
Summer Holiday Orders Continue to ship as per normal, we are closed on public holidays but open as usual every other day.
We offer free standard shipping on Australian orders over $55. We offer free standard shipping on International orders over $200. All orders are shipped via Australia Post. Express shipping upgrade options are available.