Hand Knit English Red, White and Mostly Blue Striped Cap


This striped outdoor cap is made for a size 28″ wide and is 9.5″ tall. Unlike Monmouth caps which appear to be worn by mariners and black slaves these caps are frequently seen in pictures of common English landsmen and sometimes sailors. Most often the striped caps are found with red white and blue stripes but this one is made of dark indigo blue with a dark grayish white and is made of made of mule spun wool (mule spinning simulates hand spinning). Caps like these are depicted in artwork from the 1740s- 1790s.

Made in the USA

1 in stock

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