Picture taken by Edith
I don’t -know- what was actually used as the unterhaube.. so I’m taking my best guess. It turns out that using something -like- the St. Brigitta coif is actually very convenient. It ties on top of the head and the steuchlin is tensioned over it and pinned into place.
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 […]
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 […]
Bulge cap Diary started Feb 26, 2010. Progress: Finished May 28, 2010.
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 […]