A Year in Millinery Fashion – 1864

Straw hat, with a brim lined and turned up with mauve velvet. The trimming consists of a long white plume, scarlet flowers and a short mauve plume. (Godey’s, June 1864)


2 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Anna,
    Would you know anything about curling ostrich feathers? Thanks.

  2. Deb,
    I only know what I’ve read. I haven’t actually tried it yet. I have shaping feathers on my ‘try this’ list. It looks like many people are using curling irons.

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