1920s Boudoir Cap

1920s boudoir cap

In the 1920s, boudoir caps were worn in the morning to hide the unkempt hair, as well as in the night to keep the set finger waves in place. Boudoir caps could be made of different materials, such as silk, lace, net, crochet lace, and trimmed with flowers and ribbons. A boudoir cap could be made in cloche shape or just be a bandeau.

crochet lace boudoir cap

I crocheted the boudoir cap with white and lilac cotton crochet yarn. The boudoir cap is trimmed with lilac ribbon. Here’s a similar crochet boudoir cap. And here’s a lilac trimmed boudoir cap.

crochet boudoir cap

I also crocheted another boudoir cap in white. Here’s a similar white crocheted boudoir cap.

1920s crochet lace boudoir cap

Here I’m wearing the boudoir cap with my 1920s pink satin dressing gown.

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