Linen cap with lace border, 1600-1630. From the collections of the Manchester Art Galleries.

Linen cap with lace border, 1600-1630. From the collections of the Manchester Art Galleries.

pulled and cut work coif eng,1590-1610, LA county Museum of Art M. 79.84.3 photo via photo bucket by EowynA not on display at museum no image available @ their website

pulled and cut work coif eng,1590-1610, LA county Museum of Art M. 79.84.3 photo via photo bucket by EowynA not on display at museum no image available @ their website

1600-1624, England - Nightcap - Linen, coloured silk and silver-gilt thread, with silver-gilt bobbin lace and spangles

Nightcap

1600-1624, England - Nightcap - Linen, coloured silk and silver-gilt thread, with silver-gilt bobbin lace and spangles

Civil War era SMOKING CAP - I think you should get Dave to make you one!

Civil War era SMOKING CAP - I think you should get Dave to make you one!

Netting a 14th-century caul (but first: need to learn how to net)  Netting instructions: http://sandradodd.com/guestfest/hairnets.pdf

Netting a 14th-century caul (but first: need to learn how to net) Netting instructions: http://sandradodd.com/guestfest/hairnets.pdf

Cap (headgear) @ the V, made in Britain 1580-1620.  Silk embroidery on Linen.  Look at how heavy the embroidery is on the left cap. Couldn't find a close up.

Cap (headgear)

Cap (headgear) @ the V, made in Britain 1580-1620. Silk embroidery on Linen. Look at how heavy the embroidery is on the left cap. Couldn't find a close up.

Man’s at-home cap, France, 1740-1750. Linen, embroidered with floral motifs in coloured silk.

Man’s at-home cap, France, 1740-1750. Linen, embroidered with floral motifs in coloured silk.

A late 16th/early 17th century blackwork cap with later restoration,  Bonhams 20 Nov 2007

A late 16th/early 17th century blackwork cap with later restoration, Bonhams 20 Nov 2007

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