The Costume Gallery Presents:
A Year in Fashion: 1870
History of Bonnets

Bonnet: #5
Date: Early 19th Century

Lady #5 wears a Leghorn bonnet; plumes of white feathers, tipped in pink, surmount it; round the top of the crown a pink and yellow ribbon form alternate loops, which are repeated at its base, and a narrow quilling runs round the bonnet's brim.

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