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Unterhaube -> Brigitta Coif?

Idle wonderings. Might the under part of the wulsthaube be based on something like the cap commonly known as the “St. Brigitta’s cap”? It would make a very convenient structure that: – would contain long hair. – wouldn’t pull your hair when you put it on (like my current version does) – wouldn’t have ties at the neckline (which my…

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Wulsthaube Mark 1

Last night I finally tried on my first (acceptable for public view) wulsthaube. I’ve been futzing with fabric and directions for a while and finally I got something I could put on my head and photograph on my head dummy. Wulst: I made a long skinny linen tube (a little bit bigger than I could fit between my finger and…

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Wulsthaube

Bulge cap Diary started Feb 26, 2010. Progress: Finished May 28, 2010. Summary Headgear -makes- an outfit. It’s the line between right and “can’t put my finger on something wrong”. The Wulsthaube is a particularly German late 15th/16th century headcovering. Research and Background From Textiler Hausrat, Kleidung und Haustextilien in Nurnberg von 1500-1650 pages 106-110, by Jutta Zander-Seidel, translated by…

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