Mousquetaire March #2

The second piece for #MousquetaireMarch
Mousquetaire hats have tapered crowns that rise about four to five inches, not quite double the height of other fashion hats of the early 1860s. The brim is shaped, with a curve dipping front and back. This brim is narrow, only a few inches wide. The decorations are primarily at the center front, reaching the height of the crown. A ribbon may or may not circle the crown with a bow or arrangement in the back. This shape is also called a Postilion Hat.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/689830605/civil-war-era-straw-hat-hand-sewn-by

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