Today’s Millinery 

I added two coarse straw bonnets to the shop today. These are pieces I had on display this summer. 

First is this Romantic Era cottage style bonnet, that could be called a poke bonnet. I do like this shape. I should make another in fine plait. 

Next, is this Civil War era cottage style bonnet. This is a nice bonnet for a poorer impression or one where your character has made her own bonnet from hand braided straw due to the blockades. I think this will best suit someone with an average to small head. 

Published in: on August 23, 2016 at 12:27 pm  Leave a Comment  

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