In between commissions, I made this lovely little straw 1880s era bonnet. The bonnet made for our recent 1880s era photoshoot was so much fun, I decided to create another- and this one is for sale on my website!
Made from 100% straw, this bonnet is inspired by several different hats illustrations of the period. It perches cheerfully at the back of the head. It’s not too large, yet not too small to be unnoticed. The brim touches the back of the ears and moves upward into a rounded point at the center front.
Trimmed in teal and mint checked satin, it features mint accent braid and small paper and bead flowers. The interior brim is lined with delicate embroidered net lace to give an extra hint of delicateness to this sweet little bonnet.
I chose NOT to add ties to this bonnet as it is more of a hybrid hat-bonnet mix and does instead come with a matching hatpin. The interior circumference measures 21″ and works best with a mid level hair style such as a bun or braided hairstyle.
You can find this bonnet and all of our reproduction historical fashions for sale on our website!