18th Century Wired Cap


Pattern by: Mill Farm

Made in the USA

Worn mostly by the middling to gentry classes but is seen in portraits on ‘my lady’s maids’. This cap was worn as early as 1745 but is most commonly seen from the late 1760s to early 1770s. Required milliner wire is included in the pattern. In The Providence Gazette of 1763 “RAN away . . .  a likely lusty Mulatto Servant Woman . . .  She is extremely nice in her Head Attire, which is generally ornamented after the modern Fashion”.

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