Headdress, ceapsa, conical shape, composed of the actual ceapsa and the cipta, the lace around the edges. Hand embroidered in a characteristic style, especially the stitch which joins the two cotton bands called 'chee'. The white cotton material is embroidered in white wool, both subsequently dyed black. The needlework used for the lace is minute 'point de Venice' in the Venetian style. The ceapsa is ornamented with compactly sewn geometrical designs in black. Length 24 cm; Length of lace: 49 cm. (Cotton or hemp material, homespun woollen thread, purchased cotton thread lace).
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