BONNET 1850 AYRSHIRE
BABY ANTIQUE BONNET 1850 HAND SEWN AND ENTIRELY AYRSHIRE WHITEWORK EMBROIDERED !
Another rare beauty 14 3/4" approx. head circumference that can be made smaller by the seven sets of adjustable ties inside . Made of fine linen cambric (finer than lawn ) thought to be cooler than cotton for the infant's head. A most beautiful delicate filling crown embroidery. Entire bonnet is covered with this exceptional whitework !
Silky satin ties were added at a later time . Original ties always seem to wear away and have to be replaced.
This rare sweet bonnet is in great condition ready to wear by some lucky baby boy or girl ! Fancy but not Frilly !
A unique Christening find ! Great Buy !
SOLD ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS !