Caps are made of linen and/or cotton in a variety of weaves, then stitched by hand and machine. Frills are machine hemmed and trims are applied by hand. Entirely hand stitched caps may be ordered for an additional charge. Available ribbon colors: blues, greens, red, violet, black, ivory, pink, yellow, gold
#C9 1720 to
1770s PINNER CAP - $35.00 - Small caps trimmed with a
ribbon bow adorned the heads of fashionable women. Choose ribbon color from
ROUND CAP - $45.00 (practical cap) or $55.00 (dress cap with lace) -
A practical cap style with an adjustable neck edge adorned with fabric
frill. If a dress cap is desired, the cap will be of sheer fabric and the
frill of lace.
#C14 ONE PIECE CAP c. 1812 - $50.00 -
Appearing in fashion plates of 1812, this style continued into succeeding decades. Pattern with illustrated instructions includes both views of this cap and a section of hand sewing stitches. Machine stitcher are indicated where applicable. Drafted from an original.
#C15 LINED CAP - $50.00 -
Originating in the early 1800s this drawn style continued to be used thourghoout the century. Pattern was drafted from an original cap which has a cotton flannel lining. Hand and machine stitching is indicated where applicable.
#C1A 1700s PLAIN CAP - $35.00
#C1B 1800 1870s - PLAIN CAP w/ CURTAIN - $40.00 - A serviceable cap, easy to launder and starch; cap has draw string at the neck. This style continued to be worn as a night cap after 1820s. Pattern was drafted from originals and contains both styles
PATTERN #9305 - $12.00
C12A & B
1700s to 1820s EXTENDED FRILL CAP
PATTERN #0503 -$16.00
#C2 1820s & 1830s - LADYS 1830S CAP - $68.00 - A day cap made to accommodate the fashionable top knot style of hair; neck adjusts with a draw string. Insertion accents the back. Cap is primarily hand stitched. Pattern contains additional frill styles and was drafted from originals.
PATTERN #9603 - $16.00
#C2M 18203 & 30s MODIFIED CAP- $50.00 - A machine stitched version in a similar style; adapted from a PA original.
#C3 1840s into 1850s - LADYS 1840S CAP - $58.00 - Fashionable day cap whose adjustment ties form a decorative bow at the back. Cap is machine stitched. Pattern includes hand and machine stitching instructions with optional embroidery designs and frill styles. Drafted from originals.
PATTERN # 0502 - $16.00
#C4 1850s & 1860s DAY / EVENING CAP - Fashionable cap with wired front band which adjusts at the neck. Cap is trimmed with lace and ribbons. Pattern contains optional lappets and half-handkerchief (neither are shown on photo). Choose cap, lace and ribbon colors when ordering.
Cap #C4- DAY CAP - $45.00 white
cotton batiste; add $10 for lappets
#C6 - $45.00 black or white net
Choose cap and ribbon color when ordering.
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