Victorian/Colonial Mob Cap
A mob cap was required dress for a woman or girl in the colonial era.
- Description: A mob cap protected a woman's hair from dust when she went outside and from smoke and grease when she was indoors. This white mob cap is trimmed with 2 ½’’ lace trim. It is a versatile hat for a variety of time periods and characters - from maids to peasant women.
- Color: White (Note: The lace trim has some silver thread in it.)
- Size: One size. (Elastic makes it fit all head sizes from children to adults).
- 18’’ Diameter.
- Cotton with Polyester Trim.
Costume Suggestions: Colonial Women, Mother Goose, Seven Maids a Milking, Maid, Servant.
A mob cap or mob-cap is a round, gathered or pleated cloth bonnet consisting of a caul to cover the hair and a frilled or ruffled brim.