From museumoflondonprints.com/image.php?id=59551&idx=10&fromsearch=true; originally found on pinterest.com/crownedheads/1500-gabled-head-dress/.
It takes something more than starch and ironing to keep the shape of English and French hoods, such as wire. Wire was commonplace from the 1800s on - cage crinolines were made from it - but this is the 1500s.
Keywords: English, English hood
Aug 29, 2015, 9:21 PM
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