from Latin capillātūra in same sense
1656 - Glossographia, or, A Dictionary Interpreting all Such Hard Words of Whatsoever Language now used in our refined English Tongue, Thomas Blount;
"Capillature, a frizling of the hair, the bush of hair on the head"
From: Trading Life in Western and Central Africa
By John Whitford, 1877
Chapter VII. The Upper Niger, and Return to the Atlantic