The Boss of the Plains hat is the original cowboy hat worn by working cowboys in the 1800’s. The Boss of the Plains hat protected the cowboy from the weather . It was the main part of the cowboys woredrobe. You can get a custom hand made boss of the plains hat made just like the one in the 1800’s. You can choose the quality of fur felt 100 % beaver or 50 % beaver or 100 % European Hare.