Accessories: Cap of St Birgitta

Research notes for cap construction, background and examples in the historical record.
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Medieval Silkwork: The birgitta cap with a loop and how it is placed on the head. I am looking at a version of this that is Italian about the same period but the ends of the front are twisted points hanging down in front of the shoulders.

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A woman dances while a man plays a vielle (Universitätsbibliothek Graz 32, fol. 106v), c. 1300-1350

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