Bonnets like this were worn by ladies for centuries, from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century. It is suitable for medieval, Renaissance, Tudor and early modern reenactment of the Golden Age and similar periods. Contrary to what most films show, ladies always wore headwear in public. Only unmarried girls and prostitutes went through life with their heads uncovered. Especially women from the bourgeoisie and the working class wore such caps, such as peasant women, citizens, landladies, market vendors and the like. Caps were also practical, the fabric protected the hair from durt during heavy and dirty work. Pleated caps are still part of various traditional costumes in western and eastern Europe and the United States today.
Material: 100% cotton
One size fits all
Laundry prescription: 30 degrees laundry
Based on a historical original
Transport weight (gram): 300 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.