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This charming little headcovering is a northern version of the Simple Caul, seen in a number of flemish paintings. Like the Biggins and the Simple Caul, the Northen Coif is comprised of a Band and …

This charming little headcovering is a northern version of the Simple Caul, seen in a number of flemish paintings. Like the Biggins and the Simple Caul, the Northen Coif is comprised of a Band and …

Strange question about spray paint and metal Check out the full project So I've been making lots of chain mail items recently like a coif vest and dice bags. I've decided to try and use some spray paint for adding some color to the links. After applying about two coats I've noticed that the paint is easily scratched. Is there anyway that I can prevent this? I'm applying the spray paint to galvanized steel.Edit: The rings also have a slight sticky feel to them even though the seem dry (No…

Strange question about spray paint and metal Check out the full project So I've been making lots of chain mail items recently like a coif vest and dice bags. I've decided to try and use some spray paint for adding some color to the links. After applying about two coats I've noticed that the paint is easily scratched. Is there anyway that I can prevent this? I'm applying the spray paint to galvanized steel.Edit: The rings also have a slight sticky feel to them even though the seem dry (No…

Instructions on how to make a "ribbon coif" a la the Italian paintings.  (Personal note:  I will have to go back through my stash to see if I can use this for a Spanish persona.  They are very elegant.  I mean, the Spanish had "nets" so why not make 'em out of ribbon?)

Instructions on how to make a "ribbon coif" a la the Italian paintings. (Personal note: I will have to go back through my stash to see if I can use this for a Spanish persona. They are very elegant. I mean, the Spanish had "nets" so why not make 'em out of ribbon?)

1600 - 1625, coif. Like a man's nightcap, a woman's coif was informal headwear. It would have been worn by itself indoors, or with a hat on top in public.    Ownership & Use  In Western Europe it was customary for both men and women to cover their heads in public up until the 1960s. A hat was an essential part of respectable dress and, from a health perspective, head coverings were considered necessary to protect against chills and disease. In literature and paintings, to be bareheaded often…

1600 - 1625, coif. Like a man's nightcap, a woman's coif was informal headwear. It would have been worn by itself indoors, or with a hat on top in public. Ownership & Use In Western Europe it was customary for both men and women to cover their heads in public up until the 1960s. A hat was an essential part of respectable dress and, from a health perspective, head coverings were considered necessary to protect against chills and disease. In literature and paintings, to be bareheaded often…

Portrait Of A Young Woman With A White Coif - 1541 Painting  - Portrait Of A Young Woman With A White Coif - 1541 Fine Art Print

Portrait Of A Young Woman With A White Coif - 1541 Painting - Portrait Of A Young Woman With A White Coif - 1541 Fine Art Print

Margaret Conyers or Mrs John Buxton of Tibbenham, painted at or about 1640 is wearing a confection in lace. She seems to be wearing a lace edged coif, folded back to show off her hair, which looks almost modern in style.

Margaret Conyers or Mrs John Buxton of Tibbenham, painted at or about 1640 is wearing a confection in lace. She seems to be wearing a lace edged coif, folded back to show off her hair, which looks almost modern in style.

HR Quimper Figure of a Bretonne with the name "Gaikt" painted on the base. Bretonne has folded hands and is wearing a traditional coif and a cross on a chain. 8 1/2"H. Marked HR Quimper on back of base. Literature: see "Quest for Quimper" pg.205. c.1910.

HR Quimper Figure of a Bretonne with the name "Gaikt" painted on the base. Bretonne has folded hands and is wearing a traditional coif and a cross on a chain. 8 1/2"H. Marked HR Quimper on back of base. Literature: see "Quest for Quimper" pg.205. c.1910.

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