It's just as airy and transparent as I had hoped, too, and with a ribbon set with a shaped bow to the front, should be pretty to look at. It's apparent why women made gauze caps: they hide, and they don't, simultaneously.
|Our back yard, seen through the gauze of the cap. It should be clear (urp) how transparent|
the silk gauze can be.
|The cap closes in back with narrow cotton tape from William Booth, Draper.|
Next time, about the construction experiments with attaching the wings, and what I learned, potentially, about 18th century sewing efficiencies in that area, and why so many extant caps are made with rolled and whipped seams and hems.