Elizabethan Style French Hood with Gold Hair Net

The French Hood was the most popular style of womens hat in the English Court in the second half of the 1500's.This hat is a wired, silk velvet covered plastic canvas type hat. Strung pearls were couched on with gold thread to make the edge border of the band. Pearls and gold tube beads were wired and couched onto the top edge of the coronet .

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Last Revision: 17 May 2000

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