A Man's embroidered nightcap; 1601-1625

A Man's embroidered nightcap; 1601-1625
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm

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A man's embroidered nightcap cut from a single piece of linen with four shaped quarters and a turned-back brim. The brim is trimmed with silver-gilt bobbin lace hung with spangles (1.3 cm deep). Embroidered with silver and good quality silver-gilt thread in plaited braid, double ladder, interlaced ladder, chain and two forms of detached buttonhole stitch worked over padding, with raised knots and spangles.

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