- Ducal hat of Styria
The ducal hat (German: Herzogshut) of the Duchy of Styria is a jagged crown made out of silver-gilt. Believed to be produced in the 15th century, it was refashioned with pearls and enameled in 1766.
It was kept in Vienna until 1790, when the Styrian Estates asked it to be returned. In the 19th century, it was refitted again. The ducal hat is about 20.5 cm high, and has a diameter of 20 cm. It is kept today at the Landesmuseum Joanneum (Joanneum National Museum) in Graz, Styria, Austria.
- Feierliche Übertragung des steierm. Herzoghutes, Gr. Ztg. 11. und 15. Juni 1750, Anh.
- Krauß, Ferd. Der steir. Herzogshut, Tagespost 1894, Nr. 346, p. 8.
- Joanneum-Festschrift 1911, p. 317.
- Bildführer des Kunstgew. Museums 1958.
- Smola, G. Sacrale und prof. Goldschmiedekunst aus der Steiermark. Alte und Mod. Kunst Nr. 49/1961, p. 6 and 11.
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