Hand Knit English Red, White, Dark Blue and Light Blue Striped Cap
This striped outdoor cap is made for a size 23″ wide and is 11″ 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 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