Reblogged from Nicholas C. Rossis:
Have you ever wondered where the pointy wizard hat stereotype stems from?
Someone on Quora did and Wendy Carolan had the answer.
Where Does the Idea of the Wizard’s Hat Come from?
As you can well imagine, the question here refers to the stereotypical pointy blue wizard’s hat with the stars and crescent moons, immortalized by Fantasia:
Tall, conical hats have long been associated with magi and sorcery.
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