Invisible Hair Nets

When looking at groups of 1860s photographs, we a significant number of women wore some type net net. Most frequently, this was a functional and/or invisible hair net.

These hair nets are an excellent addition to a reenactor’s or interpreter’s hair kit. This simple, correct accessory can greatly improve an impression or just help with a bad hair day. **Please remember these were worn over dressed hair.

Please pardon Clara’s guest appearance at the end.

I welcome you to learn more about hair nets by reading To Net, Or Not to Net, available through my Etsy store.

Published in: on July 6, 2018 at 4:52 pm  Comments (3)  

3 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Thus the quick end to the video.

  2. I’ll have to try one of these. And keep it away from my cat. Basket would eat it — he’s a consumer of thread.

  3. I keep mine in empty Mentos and Eclipse cans. I also have two that I have tatted (lace maker) that are much heavier but serve the purpose to teach the public why nets were worn.


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