D.I.Y. Low Brim Straw Spoon Bonnet

$36.00

This straw bonnet base is the perfect beginning to your own Romantic and Victorian Era millinery projects! This bonnet shape was at its height during the 1840s, 1850s, and 1860s. One size only.

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Description

This 100% all natural narrow braid 3-end straw plait bonnet is designed after an original straw bonnet in the collection of the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. This bonnet shape was at its height during the 1840s, 1850s, and 1860s and was worn with or without a bavolet (curtain). The extant bonnet shown in the images is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and dates to the 1860s. Best worn with ties or a hat pin.

Brim depth: 8.5 inches

Back width: 4.5 inches

Front width: 10 inches