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c. 1773 Phyllis Wheatley Cap Kit, Linen With Pattern


Basic Linen Cap Kit

Included in this kit are:
Phyllis Wheatley Cap c. 1773 Pattern
1/2 yard 3.5 oz. white linen
spool of 80/3 white linen thread

Because this is put together for a class no directions are required. It is recommended you purchase the Larkin and Smith Phyllis Wheatley pattern. Almost all caps in this period were made of fine white linen. For example in The Pennsylvania Gazette in 1775 "Run away . . .  an indented servant woman . . .  a stout fat woman; came from Ireland . . .  had on, when she went away, a linen cap" Wives, Slaves, and Servant Girls.

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 30 November, 2017.

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