Saturday, September 14, 2013
1890 Fashions Ladies Hats
2. The “Manon " bonnet is crownless, small and pointed in front. A roll of hunter's green velvet is twisted round the brim, above which is a band of fancy open-work straw (leaves may be substituted). Over the edge of the open crown is a twist of hunter's green gros-grain ribbon, and across the crown a spray of dull, frosted violet leaves. In front are a lar e bunch of dark wood-violets and leaves, and bow of the rib on. In the back a small bunch of violets and leaves, folding under the edge of brim.
3. The "Turban-bonnet " has full top and sides of black tulle. Around the sides and up the centre of back is a loose fold of vieux rose fish-net. The front is finished with a black parrot, full e rets of black and vieux rose, and a touch of tulle held y jet pins. Black velvet strings are fastened in centre of back with small double bow.— 7/zrouglz zourlery of the Prinnmr dc Sagan.
5. A tall red straw hat, the brim faced with velvet of the same shade, is intended for Scotch-plaid suits. Three ratherlarge green and red birds extend round the crown to the right, and one to the left ; dividing them to the left, in front, is a tall bow of broad black ribbon.
7. The “ Rifle" hat, of bluestraw, has the brim edged with fancy white braid; a broad band ofwhich extends around the crown. A little to the left, in tront, is a very full bow of white satin ribbon, in which nestles a white bird, and tall, full, white egret.