This early European Goldhaube or Bodenhaube headdress cap bonnet was the traditional headdress worn by the women of West Germany, Westfalen, the Emsland region from 1755 through about 1850. These caps took 200-300 working hours to create, at the price of several monthly wages. The gold caps were worn primarily by married women. This beautiful bonnet measures 15 inches around the face, with 21 inch long ribbons hanging down the back.
Unknown artist - Woman of Stuben, Austria, with Goldhaube, 1775. The 'Gold Hood' which had been worn only by rich women became popular with merchants' wives, and then with country women for their special occasion 'festival' headdress - substituting gold-colored silk thread and sequins for the pearls & jewels. As with many regional costumes, the style of the hat identified the wearer as being from a particular area of the country.
Die Trachtenhaube ist aus taubenblauem, buntgemusterten Seidenbrokat in Schiffchenform gefertigt. Sie ist mit einer breiten Goldlitze und eingenähter Häkelspitze besetzt. Sie hat rosa-grüne Seidenbänder und ist mit Barchent gefüttert. Jarplund-Weding #Jarplund
Unknown artist - Portrait of a Woman with a Goldhaube and a Flower. The shape of the traditional hat, the goldhaube, was most commonly a padded silk cap, with a wired and starched frill or crest coming out of the back.