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The Magic Flute Multi-Color Knit Hat

Item# 10064173

The Magic Flute Multi-Color Knit Hat

Vibrant and whimsical, our handmade multi-colored knit hat is inspired by the many festive costumes seen in the Met’s production of the Magic Flute.

Handcrafted from 100% acrylic yarns, each one-of-a-kind piece is created by artisans in the Andes of Peru, who depend upon income from their unique work as the sole means of their support.

  • A Met Opera Exclusive
  • Multi-color
  • One size fits most
  • Knit from 100% acrylic yarns
  • Handmade in Peru
  • Hand wash in warm water and mild soap. Do not use bleach. Dry flat.

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
A sublime fairy tale that moves freely between earthy comedy and noble mysticism, The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) was written for a theater located just outside Vienna with the clear intention of appealing to audiences from all walks of life. The story is told in a Singspiel (“song-play”) format characterized by separate musical numbers connected by dialogue and stage activity. Premiere: Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden, Vienna, 1791.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

The libretto specifies Egypt as the location of the action. That country was traditionally regarded as the legendary birthplace of the Masonic fraternity, whose symbols and rituals populate this opera. Some productions include Egyptian motifs as an exotic nod to this idea.

Met History
The Met’s English-language family version of Mozart’s enchanting masterpiece has become one of the city’s essential holiday traditions.


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