Forensic Fashion
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>>neo-traditional Scottish
Subject: gentleman
Culture: Scottish
Setting: Tartanmania
Object: bonnet


* Calasibetta 1975 p21
"Balmoral cap or bonnet  Flat Scottish beret, similar to a tam-o'-shanter, usually dark blue with a red pompon on top, with crest and badge of the clan on one side; part of traditional Highland dress."


* Byrd 1996 p33
"The Glengarry cap of today started as a cut down version of the old flat bonnet and was considered more ornamental than practical."