A Year in Millinery Fashion – 1864

Bonnet for second mourning. The front of the bonnet is of black silk. The crown is of a light lavender silk, covered with a network of black chenille. The bow on the top of the bonnet is of lavender silk, edged with black velvet, and the ends embroidered and trimmed with black chenille. The inside trimmings is composed of white and black lace, and loops of lavender-colored ribbon. (Godey’s, May 1864)

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