[HNW] coif with drawstrings

Carol Thomas scbooks at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 8 19:29:58 PDT 2009


If you can't scan it, I'll hope that Devra stocks a copy for Pennsic, 
so I can peek at it.  I  tried the museum's website - no joy.

Thanks.

Carllein

At 06:10 PM 4/8/2009, you wrote:
>Dear List and Carllein (who first asked this)
>
>I just checked my copy of "Queen Elizabeth's Closet, Unlockd". On 
>p.205 there is figure 298 and 298A. This is a black and white photo 
>of a cap:  The caption reads:
>
>"A white linen drawn work coif, with additional embroidery  in black 
>silk and gold thread with spangles. A ribbon would have been passed 
>through the worked loops at the bottom of the coif to pull it in 
>beneath the hair. Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh"
>
>I tried to scan and send this to Carllein, but for some reason my 
>scanner won't cooperate (odd). The worked loops are very pale -- 
>probably to match the linen. They looked to be simple buttonholed or overcast.
>
>Just FYI everyone.
>
>--Kathryn
>SCA:  Kathryn Goodwyn
>"too many centuries..too little time"
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