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Caul

Ukrainian CaulHistorical headress

A Caul is type of historical headress worn by women to cover tied-up hair. A fancy Cauls are often made of satin, fine silk, velvet or brocade, whereas simple Cauls would simply be made of white linen or cotton. The Caul could be covered by a crespine or a mesh net to secure it from falling off. A Caul is also the name of an Elizabethan hair net.