Re: what is this hat called?
- 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
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