Beautiful Bonnets – 19th Century

The time has come for less talk, more bonnets…

An 1840s purple-brown silk velvet with a lining of cream silk stamped with the makers name ‘Miss Lincoln, milliner, Broad Row, Yarmouth.’

The complicated plait work on this 1840s bonnet was extremely fashionable during this period. The bonnet below is made from horsehair, cotton and straw.

1840s Bonnet

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