The Astrakan hats are made from the fur of the Karakul (or Qaraqul) sheep. The fur from which it is made is referred to as Astrakhan, broadtail, qaraqulcha, or Persian lamb. The inside is lined with sheepskin fur.
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Genus and species: Ovis aries.
Sheep are not endangered and are not subject to CITES controls.
Product of Romania