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This image has provoked many complex associations for me - perhaps most obviously that with the KKK hood. As I looked into the use of "pointy hats", I found them to have a long and varied history, ranging from a status symbol of wealth in the middle ages, to dark mysticism and connections to magic and ritual. My research was fascinating, and I summarized my findings in this blog post: http://connieimboden.com/2021/09/disturbing-pointy-hats