Hat of Milan straw, oval brim, flat top on shallow crown, edges of brim and crown finished with band of straw lace.
"Fashion Plate: July fashion, 1875 France, L’Élégance Parisienne" Making trim sort of like this, 4 piece dress basically, in black and lavender
I wouldn`t ever make a bonnet since I think bonnets would look ridiculous on me, like a baby bonnet or something, but thought I pin it in case someone else is interested. Make your own bonnet from a straw hat.
Early bustle day dress from journal des demoiselle
Dress, European, wool, cotton Date: photos at the met site.
Painter Sophie Thomesen, Love her hair and dress . such a pretty woman.
Victorian fashion plate, close up of a very high hair updo and tilted hat.
blocking a straw hat instructions
La Mode Illustrée 1874
Der Bazar Summer dress from white moll with lace and black velvet trimmings; front part (upside down), back part (add a back gore too)