These may be the most beautiful Victorian caps I’ve ever beheld.
This one is entirely crocheted. The following is my favorite embroidered cap:
They, and several others, are for sale from the Irish Lace Museum, as a fundraising effort. If you have deep pockets, these run from around $200 to almost $400. I’d love to just be able to look one over closely to see how they are constructed and embroidered.