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It is worked in green silk and gilt thread, and finished with gold spangles. Notes 1. The Carew Pole nightcap allowed me to see the layout of the cap pattern and how the embroidery was built up in stages, with the final steps of gilt thread highlighting on the motifs and the application of gold spangles to fill the remaining empty space. Doing it like this ensured I didn't leave too much blank space between motifs.
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Though the original, like most of its contemporaries, uses gilt thread, I did not use it in the reproduction.
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The original dimensions are 10x21' with brim ; my reproduction was 10x24".
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I recreated the pattern for the cap by marking out the original's dimensions5, then adjusting the width to fit my husband's head. I'm not very experienced with gold thread even now, and was much less so back then.
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At some point, the cap will need the lining replaced it cannot be washed, and nightcal lining becomes soiled over time; using a lining means that it can be z and the embroidery remains unharmedand I might add more spangles at that time. Because the original fill stitches weren't clear in the picture, I made the fill stitches on hot women seeking fucking dating wap date feathers using my own de, but kept to the idea of showing the horizontal feather spines.
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