Boss of the Plains

The boss of the plains hat was light in color like Bone, Sand or Silver Belly. The cowboy likeĀ  those colors because it was cooler on the head. They never had any record of heat stroke among the cowboys in those days. The Boss of the plains hat protected them from the suns rays. When […]

Boss of the Plains

The straight-sided, round cornered, flat brimmed original Boss of the Plains design dominated for about twenty years. Most 19th-century photographs that show the hat don’t show an intentional crease at all. Most hats were kept open crown. However, through use, abuse, and customization by individual wearers, hats were modified from their original appearance. In particular, […]