A handsewn, fine linen cap for 17th Century Dutch costume. It's the Reconstructing History pattern #102, View A. The cap didn't sit quite right, so I used View B instructions, leaving a 2" gap at the base of the caul. It was the simplest solution and solved my problem. The front seam is wired. A single wig clip was added as a precautionary measure, where the brim meets the caul.
The cap looks to be a variation on those worn in this de Hooch.
Pieter de Hooch, 1659: details from A Dutch Courtyard link to Wiki home
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Pieter de Hooch, 1659: details from A Dutch Courtyard
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