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Re: what is this hat called?

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  • Kristina
    Thanks for the info! Much appreciated! :)
    Message 1 of 4 , Nov 12, 2009
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      Thanks for the info! Much appreciated! :)

      --- In SCA-Milliners@yahoogroups.com, Cynthia Virtue <cvirtue@...> wrote:
      >
      > Kristina wrote:
      > > Also, the one other picture I've seen showing this style hat is one that I found here, in the Crescent Hats photo album. The image is called "crescent-roll." The lady in question is down in the front with her back turned.
      > >
      > > --- In SCA-Milliners@yahoogroups.com, "Kristina" <krysna@> wrote:
      > > http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/sca/15th/panofsky250a.jpg
      > >
      > >
      > I think it is similar to a stuffed/padded roll, but with an interior
      > structure so that the edge is not rounded. There are some good websites
      > out there about the construction of the "balzo" which is the Italian
      > version. They're not shaped quite like this but I think those
      > techniques might work well for it.
      >
      > I've seen someone try to do this size with a padded roll all by itself,
      > and it *definitely* did not look right!
      >
      > --
      >
      > Cynthia Virtue and/or Cynthia du Pre Argent
      >
      >
      > "Such virtue hath my pen...." -Shakespeare, Sonnet 81
      >
      > "I knew this wasn't _my_ pen!" --Cynthia Virtue
      >
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