Original antique civil war era bonnet. Presented here is a beautiful original antique bonnet.
This is all original c1880s, finely handmade, hand sewn. It is a bonnet with a boat shape to the crown.It appears to have some inner stays and a buckram inside for body and shape. The bonnet has a 4 1/2" silk rosette on the side, jett beading on the front, lace appliques on the corners, feather plumes across the front, the velvet ties are 21" long on each side. The hat is in overall excellent.
Antique condition, clean, sturdy, one small hole on the silk rosette. The lining is good, it appears to be a cotton poplin. The bonnet appears to have had a.Silk ruffle around the edge with only. The hat is 9 front to back center over the. 17 over the crown from edge to edge where the ties are attached. This is a beautiful bonnet, rare to find a piece this age in such lovely condition. Truly a piece of fashion history. The written description is based on my opinion and observation of the item. I do my best, if you have another opinion please feel free to let me know, additional knowledge is always appreciated. The listing is for the items described only, props and display items are not included. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list. I try to note any obvious damage or flaws but there may be flaws or damage not noticed on initial inspection. I do not take anything apart or check every hidden fold. Items "new with tags" may have been display models, overstock or self pulls, they have been in the retail environment and while they are new, they may have been handled by customers. There is a chance they might have minor cosmetic conditions from being handled or tried on. The item "ANTIQUE Victorian era HAT black SILK lace BEADS plume CIVIL WAR Bonnet c1880s" is in sale since Tuesday, May 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Women's Hats". The seller is "reflectionsdru" and is located in Virginia City, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.