NCM 1990-217/1

Thought to be the only one still in existance this frelange cap or headdress of white linen has a tall handmade English or Flemish bobbin lace frill. A wire frame was worn to support the lace above the head – at the time the height of fashion. 1690 to 1710.

Image © Freddy Griffiths
Permission granted for use by photographer
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