cap (headwear (armour: body armour))

Cap. Oblong shape, consisting of the “crown” and wide edge. Geometrical designs sewn close together on the linen material forming the background and which is entirely covered by the embroidery. (Purchased fine coloured woollen threads and cotton). Length 190mm, width 550mm.

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