Thursday, 25 February 2016

Antique bonnets

I just love antique bonnets, and sell quite a few - after I've kept them and loved them for a while!  Here are a few that I have right now for sale, all French and all in my Etsy shop.




Cosy flannelette and quilted bonnet, with crochet lace round the face, and long cotton ties to make a big bow under the chin




In creamy net, with apricot silk flowers and a frilly flounce on the face, this is such a pretty little bonnet




White net, with hand embroidered motif on the crown, and a beautiful handmade lace flounce on the face - just gorgeous!




This little muslin bonnet has tiny pleats on the crown, finishing with a frothy frill on the face.  I just love it!

sorry, all the bonnets are now sold

You can see all these bonnets, further details, prices etc here: www.etsy.com/shop/Vintagemaison

Have a good Thursday!


5 comments:

  1. I want to wear a bonnet, especially one with a good size ribbon to disguise my chin and lots of ruffles and lace to perk me up! They are beautiful, so fresh and delicate. Jane xx

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    1. So sorry Jane, thought I'd replied! Yes, I could do with one with a big bow under my chin - anything to hide my excesses!

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  2. Aren't these lovely! I wore bonnets when in various plays, and always liked the idea of wearing one in "real life"!

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    1. I love to see the photos of ladies in bonnets - the little old ladies were still wearing bonnets in my part of France until 1950s - I have a couple of photos showing just that!

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  3. They're so pretty and I love all the little details to make them even more so.

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