The Doctorate or Tudor bonnet was first used by academics returning to Englands educational institutions after the Reformation. These faculty members prefered to wear this piece of professional dress rather than the sqaure cap, which, with it's medieval origins, was associated with the Catholic past of the academic institutions.
Sizes are determined by wearer's height.
Extra Small - 53cm to 54cm
Small - 55cm to 56cm
Medium - 57cm to 58cm
Large - 59cm to 60cm
Extra Large - 61cm to 62cm
Extra Large - 63cm to 64cm
We manufacture several styles of academic headwear, our most popular being the well-known trencher or motor board caps and the Doctorate or Tudor bonnet.
We stock bonnets and caps from Deakin University, The University of Melbourne, RMIT University & Monash University. We also manufacture caps suitable for high school graduates.