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Hoods

A hood was originally a practical, and later a fashionable part of garment. First hoods were worn only by men, but in the 14th century some women's versions began to appear that were worn instead of coifs.

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Orkney

Type of hood from 3-7th century that looked like a roman cucullus.

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Herjolfsnes No.73

A hood for a very thin, small person. Late 14th century.

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Herjolfsnes No.66

Big hood with a liripipe falling over the shoulders. Late 14th century.

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Herjolfsnes No.76

This hood belongs to a man's garment #43 and probably had a liripipe. Late 14th century.

 
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London

Ladies cape buttoned under the chin and on the neck, found during excavation in London, dated to late 14th century.

 
Patterns of extant garments - Hats and Caps, part 1
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