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Illustration by Octavien de Saint-Gelais (b. 1468-d. 1502), #56. Translation of Ovid's Epistulae heroidum.
I have this image here to show a possible coif or undercap as a beginning underlying structure for the French hood. The hair covering is shaped, and has a gold trim or possible goffering along the front edge.
Color image from Creating French Culture (Library of Congress Exhibition), The Path to Royal Absolutism: The Renaissance and Early 17th Century [Article]. Retrieved August 7, 2005 from the World Wide Web: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/bnf/bnf0004.html
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