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Re: cook's hat

> 	I would guess that the period equiv. of a chef's hat is that wonderful 
> workhorse, the so-called muffin cap.  It's in the Arnold/Schultz Elizabethan 
> Costuming book; if you don't have it handy, here's the quick & dirty:

For those with web access, this hat seems to have been so popular in
1580's Italy that every man in Caroso's dance manual is wearing
one. You can view the images at:


(Now I, of course, wouldn't be caught dead wearing such an Italianated
piece of clothing!)

Gregory Blount
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