Dating vintage hats
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The brim is built with wire and net and the brim point may be bent down for the "Marie Stuart" shape. Decoration includes paper and handmade fabric flowers, as required.
"Polly," A conservative style for the mid-50's to mid-60's. "Beth" is the straw version of the "Jenny." This one shown is blocked using a bao straw body woven in an intricate design.
The interior is lined with open-weave cotton and includes stiff cotton net to help keep the bonnet in place. "Jenny," A low brim spoon bonnet of the early to mid-1860's. Brim faced with black silk and decorated with paper roses and handmade cotton leaves and sweet peas.
Built on a wired buckram frame, it's covered in silk and decorated with coordinating silk, ribbon, etc., to your order The under brim can be trimmed with paper, vintage or handmade silk or cotton flowers and leaves in a variety of colors and types. Crown lined with silk and a headliner of open-weave cotton A grosgrain ribbon bonnet stay is used to keep the bonnet in place."Ada," a Mid-50's to Early 60's Pointed Brim Shirred Bonnet silk taffeta or habotai with self-fabric scalloped, pinked and ruched trim on the outer brim.