Panama Hats are made in Ecuador


Actually they’re made in Ecuador, but exported to Panama…

http://watchtower.org/e/20010508/article_01.htm (All about the Panama hats)

SId Fleischman author of the Great Horn Spoon In his autobiography said the hats were from Jipijapa so he called it a jipijapa hat because he thought kids those days wouldn’t know what a panama hat was like.The Panama hat is made from jipija plant fibre.