Headwear & Hoods



Hood, Buttoned 'London' Style, 14th-15th Century, Linen

Hood, Buttoned 'London' Style, 14th-15th Century, Linen

Hood design based on London find no. 246, as presented in the Museum of London "Textiles and Clothing" book. Triangular pieces are inserted...

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Hood, Buttoned 'London' Style, 14th-15th Century, Wool

Hood, Buttoned 'London' Style, 14th-15th Century, Wool

Hood design based on London find no. 246, as presented in the Museum of London "Textiles and Clothing" book. Triangular pieces are inserted...

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Veil & Wimple, 14/15th C

Veil & Wimple, 14/15th C

The wearing of veils stretches back to the roots of Christianity, when women were enjoined to cover their hair as a symbol of a woman’s...

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Headrail Set, Anglo-Saxon

Headrail Set, Anglo-Saxon

From Gwen... "I am indebted to the kind folks at Regia Anglorum, UK for their help and information on women's head coverings for this period...

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Barbette & snood set, ruffled fillet

Barbette & snood set, ruffled fillet

This barbette set is based on visual images of the mid 13 to early 14th centuries which depict a tall band with a scalloped edge is worn over a...

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Hood, Winged, mid-late 15th century

Hood, Winged, mid-late 15th century

The hood appears to have been a striking alternative to the hennin, and is often seen on women of the middle classes and the well born female...

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Turban, Italian

Turban, Italian

White with blue striped and patterned fabrics were produced in Italy and were a major export from the 12-16th C. Most often seen as table and...

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Veil, Goffered, 14th C

Veil, Goffered, 14th C

The distinctive and striking headdress worn by women in the middle of the 14th century seem to have been composed of layers of veiling with crimped...

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Barbette & snood set, tall fillet

Barbette & snood set, tall fillet

This barbette set is based on visual images of the mid 13 to early 14th centuries which depict a tall, flat band worn over a foundation cap which...

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Coif, Turban, 13th-15th C.

Coif, Turban, 13th-15th C.

This style seems to have been especially popular in the Italian States and Holy Roman Empire (Germany). Often worn with a rectangular veil over top,...

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Coif, winged, 15th century

Coif, winged, 15th century

This style of headwear is often seen in paintings of 15th C. French and Flemish country women, and seems to have been especially popular in the...

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Coif, St. Birgitta

Coif, St. Birgitta

Light coloured fabric coifs with wrapped ties are commonly seen on women in medieval art from the 13th to 16th centuries. There are extant examples...

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Veils

Veils

The wearing of veils stretches back to the roots of Christianity, when women were enjoined to cover their hair as a symbol of a woman’s...

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Dark Ages headscarf

Dark Ages headscarf

Authenticity for the period 700-1100 poses several major challenges for the reenactor.  Archaeological finds are abundant but fragmentary, and...

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Hood, Jorvik (Coppergate)

Hood, Jorvik (Coppergate)

Hood is made of a rectangle of cloth with a rounded seam over the crown of the head. Made to the measurements of the original, it is long enough to...

$13.95

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