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

Bonnet: #9
Date: 1837

In 1837 the bonnet had modified itself to the dimensions shown in ladies #9 and #10 which represent bonnets of stone-colored silk, drawn, and lined with primrose silk. Satin was out of date, and dull silks, were the mode.

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