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A 17th century under-cap worn by men under the hat, later a skull cap worn by the Roman Catholic clergy; in the 19th century a small, plain woman's cap in this style worn on the back of the head.

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'Morning and evening dresses', August 1845 (Morning concert dress and evening dress), published by George Henderson, published in  The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance - NPG D47963

'Morning and evening dresses', August 1845 (Morning concert dress and evening dress)

published by George Henderson, published in The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music and Romance
hand-coloured etching, published August 1845
NPG D47963