This head covering was created using a technique known as sprang, which produces a highly elastic, netlike fabric. After stretching a system of parallel warp threads on a frame, the weaver would generate the fabric by twisting and interlacing the threads
Hairnet, beginning of century, Linz Museum. n early century hairnet from Linz. The black and white photo shows one side of a hairnet that appears to have been done with a decorative netting technique (mezza mandolina) of large and small diamonds.
Betegnelse: Sprangprøve (Betegnelse) Uten nummer (Alternativt navn - Modell) Historikk: Aksesjon: 1998 (Innkommet til Norsk Folkemuseum) Bruk: Brukssted: Oslo (fylke), Oslo Identifikasjonsnr.: NF.1999-2219 Eier: Norsk Folkemuseum