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In the Hispanic Costume Book you will find many styles with the term "cofia." Maybe what she is looking for is the style with the tail called Tranzado. This was a linen coif worn under the other styles.<BR>
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I think Anderson spelled it "cofia" - that might help you find more examples.<BR>&nbsp;<BR>Susana<BR>&nbsp;<BR>&gt; &gt; From: betsy@softwareinnovation.com<BR>&gt; &gt; To: h-needlework@lists.ansteorra.org<BR>&gt; &gt; Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2009 00:43:15 -0500<BR>&gt; &gt; Subject: Re: [HNW] 15th Century Spanish Embroidery<BR>&gt; &gt;<BR>&gt; &gt; Is that like a Coif ? small linen headcover, with string or self ties?<BR>&gt; &gt;<BR>&gt; &gt; I know some stunning Elizabethan examples exist- but that is 150-200 years<BR>&gt; &gt; later.<BR>&gt; &gt;<BR>&gt; &gt; Or is it more like a night-cap? Any pictures or documentation/descriptions?<BR><BR>
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