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This "coal scuttle" bonnet , named "Minerva", is constructed of wired buckram and is covered in claret silk with claret and gold striped ties and trim on the bavolet (curtain.)  The outer brim is trimmed with a quilling of scalloped and pinked self-fabric.  The under brim is covered in shell pink silk organza laid on in rays. The crown is lined in white cotton.  The bavolet is lined in white cotton net.  The ties control the shape of the brim. SOLD Please click on photo for additional views. $145. Wired buckram frame, $45 undecorated. This bonnet my be ordered in  your choice of colors.
    This cottage bonnet "Allie," is a close reproduction, of an extant bonnet in my collection.  This style is appropriate for the mid-40's into the early 50's.  The cover is constructed of silk twill, the curtain is lined with cotton bobbinet.  The inner brim is lined with black silk and decorated with a "cap" of gathered cotton levers lace and bobbinet.  The crown is lined with open-weave cotton.  Black ties of silk twill. Please click on photo for additional views. $155 . SOLD Wired buckram frame, $45 undecorated. This bonnet my be ordered in a larger size and your choice of colors.  Please note, this bonnet can be also made up for mourning with the application of bands of black crepe.  
                                 
"Miss Flite" is a very close reproduction of an extant bonnet in my collection.  The style is appropriate for the early 1840's into the early 1850's. It consists of a wired buckram base covered in silk with narrow bias and wider fabric trim.  The bavolet is lined with cotton bobbinet.  The inner brim features a white silk lining laid on in rays.  The crown is lined in open-weave white cotton.  I made this one for myself but I will be happy to build one for you in your choice of colors. $175.  Please click on photo for additional views.  Wired buckram frame, $45 undecorated. Please note, this bonnet can be made up for mourning by the application of black crepe in place of the outer crown trim.   "Alice" is a slightly larger version of the "Allie" cottage bonnet above.  This style is appropriate for the mid-40's into the early 50's.  The wired buckram form is covered in chocolate brown silk with an off-white gathered silk brim lining.  The crown is lined with open-weave cotton.  Ties are 3" eggshell rayon moire ribbon. "Alice" as shown with curtain composed of bias strips, $165.  With plain curtain, $155.Please click on photo for additional views.  Sold  This bonnet can be made up in your choice of color and inner brim decoration.  Also available as a blank buckram frame, ready for you to cover and decorate $45.  

                                                                                     

This is a straw version of the "Alice" cottage bonnet.  The fine woven straw is blocked, sized and wired.  The brim in interlined with drawn silk.  The crown is lined with open-weave cotton. The silk curtain features optional pleats,  The simple decorative bow trim and matching ties are vintage moire rayon ribbon.  $165 as shown.  $155 without optional curtain pleats. Please click on photo for additional views.  Sold This bonnet can be made up with your choice of curtain and ribbon color and inner brim decoration.. Also available as a blank ready for you to decorate. $75.00 "Alice" in blue shot taffeta with vintage picot ribbon.  Cotton lace under the brim. $155. Please click on photo for additional views.  Sold  

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