a smooth fitted front band, edged with lace, and an adjustable, gathered back.
A small comb in the center front keeps the cap secure.Fully washable.
in white cotton
The original of our design,
in the collection of Colonial Williamsburg,is done in fine Brussels lace.
This formal style headdress is of ruffled and flowing lace for all those ladies
who wish to truly be the most fashionable! Small combs keep the cap firmly on
. . .White only.
Used for both formal and informal
dress, the Pinner was a small, flat cap perched (in fact, pinned with hairpins)
to the top of a lady's hairstyle to complete "the look". The Pinner
is done in cotton or lace, with lace eding, and long lace lappets down the back.
Small combs keep the cap fiimly on milady's hair.
Adapted from an original green silk
Calash at Stenton Mansion in Philadelphia, this version is made in cotton fabric
and willow canes (as were in 18th century ones) to hold the shape,The Calash has
a shoulder-capelet, and ties in a bow in front.
the originals, this Calash can fold flat, or be expanded for wear or display.
Please state color choice.
entirely hand-sewn with both historically accurate materials and construction
techniques.The pattern has been copied from an authentic 18th century Calash in
the collection of Pottsgrove Manor, in Pottstown PA.
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Like the 18th century originals, the Calash uses
wicker ribs and is approx. 15" wide x 13" high, and 15" front to back, lined inside
with silk, interlined with linen, and decorated with a silk bow in the
back, witha 4-1/2" rolled-edge shoulder cape. Silk ribbons tie at the front, and
aother holds the front cane pulled forward for modesty.
Girl" Silk Cap
said 18th century caps had to be white? This stylish headdress is adapted from
the1745 depiction of La Belle Chocolatiere by Jean-Etienne Liotard.
either a stylishly dressed servant or a middle class young woman fetching a cup
of hot chocolate on a small tray, she wears a charming white-banded, lace-decorated
cap with a gathered pink silk caul.