1900s Maid’s Cap With Streamers

mob cap

For my 1900s gingham wash dress, I’ve sewn this white cotton and lace maid’s cap with long streamers.

edwardian maid's cap

Here’s an antique 1900s cap, and another mob cap.

1900s maid's cap

Some caps had long streamers as in this photograph.

1900s cap

The streamers have a rather wide hem, as can be seen in this photograph.

1900s maid's cap

The cap is just a circle of fabric with broderie anglaise lace round the edge and a bias-cut casing for the drawstring. Here‘s a similar antique edwardian cap. Because the cap is flat, it can be quite easily ironed.

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