Dolly Sized 1860’s Day Caps

When we dress in our 1860’s clothing we put on everything from undergarments to shoes to headwear. Girls dressed their dolls in the same manner in the 19th century! Sometimes these wardrobe items were handmade by the girl herself or her mother. Sometimes a nurse or nanny made them. Sometimes they were store bought as in the case with many French fashion doll wardrobes.

In my shop right now I have four different day caps. Two of these are for 18″ China head doll’s and two are for 14-16″ doll. I used a few different laces on them. Cotton heirloom laces and silk ribbons adorn these caps. The bases are made out of cotton and silk nettings.

The following links will take you to the shop:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/633104039/reproduction-14-china-head-doll-day-cap?ref=shop_home_active_1

https://www.etsy.com/listing/633103469/reproduction-14-china-doll-day-cap-black?ref=shop_home_active_2

https://www.etsy.com/listing/633102359/reproduction-18-china-head-doll-day-caps?ref=shop_home_active_3

LA

Bye for now!

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