About this object

  • ID:

    39.188/7

  • Production date:

    1500-1599

  • Location:

    In Store

  • A woollen ear or cheekpiece from a 16th century cap. It was knitted in the round in stocking stitch on 4 or 5 needles, then fulled (washed, beaten and felted) and napped (raising and trimming the pile) to produce a stiff, hardwearing fabric.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    L 188 mm; W 158 mm

  • Materials

    wool

  • Last Updated

    2016-09-28

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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