4064Re: [SCA-Milliners] German headwear
- Feb 9, 2012I would suggest you join the GermanRenCostume group on yahoogroups.
There is EXTENSIVE discussion on this, and other related topics, and
the members are very knowledgeable. And helpful.
Jessamyn di Piemonte
On Feb 9, 2012, at 7:02 AM, agathawanderer wrote:
> Greetings everyone--
> I have some questions about the German headwear of the late 15th,
> early 16th century. Specifically, how are others creating their
> wulst/wulsthauben? I made mine using a stuffed, tapered tube
> attached to a small cap. It is light and of modest size, and quite
> "squishy". I'm thinking of remaking the wulst and stuffing it with
> wool/linen scraps to get a firmer stuffing.
> Also, has anyone else made a fringy piece that is seen on the nape
> of some German ladies in the Housebook Master images? I have made
> one, but I'd like to know others' thoughts on construction, purpose,
> etc. I have seen it called a gefrens.
> Thank you,
> Agatha Wanderer
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