The Bredmose cap as it is usually called. (Bredmose is found in Storarden, south Himmerland). Another cap was found near Borkum Eshoj, also in Denmark. Both caps were dated around 1400 B.C. the Bronze Age.
Replica of an 11th century sprang belt from Grave 8, Ikšķiles Zariņu cemetary, Latvia. At the National History Museum of Latvia (http://www.history-museum.lv/english/pages/krajums/izpete-atdarinajums.php)
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"Sprang" an ancient weaving technique that produces sideways stretch. good for socks and even pants
A woman making a head covering using the sprang technique.
Use a false circular loom for longer pieces of sprang weaving
Coptic. Cap. Wool, 10 x 16 in. (25.4 x 40.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1762E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.37.1762E_detail01_ICA.jpg)