1770 to 1815 EARLY BONNET – $99.00
Bonnets of this style appeared in 1770 worn by working class and fashionable women. Made of silk, the crown adjusts to fit with a draw string at the neck. Colors: black, blue, green, yellow, pink, brown, gold
1819-1834 FASHIONABLE BONNET
untrimmed $180.00; trims add $35.00
Often called a Poke bonnet, the wide brim can be tied down as
shown or allowed to spread out like a hat.
PATTERN #0601 - $18.00
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF1 - $65.00
1834-40 FASHIONABLE BONNET – untrimmed $170; trims add $30.00
Higher brims form a vertical oval to frame the face.
PATTERN #0602 - $18.00
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF2 - $60.00
1842-1849 COTTAGE BONNET - untrimmed $140.00; trims add $30.00
Deep, concealing bonnet; continued to be worn by young girls into the
PATTERN #9305 -
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF3 - $50.00
Late 1840’s into the 1850’s ROUND COTTAGE BONNET – untrimmed $135.00; trims add $25.00
An adaptation of the cottage style; continued to be worn into the late
PATTERN #9101 -
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF4 - $50.00
mid-century QUAKER BONNET - $160.00
Although similar to fashionable bonnets, Quaker simplicity is typified by the traditional method of covering and lack of decoration.
Brim is faced with white or ivory silk. Colors: black, brown, gray
1850’s FLOUNCED BONNET - untrimmed $185.00; trims add $30.00
A roomy bonnet which is covered with rows of fabric flounces; brim frames
face in a circle.
PATTERN #9102 -
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF5 - $50.00
1850’s into 1860’s WIRE FRAME BONNET - untrimmed $185.00; trims add $30.00
This bonnet slopes from its tiny back piece to its face-framing brim. Bonnet is made of silk organza or crepe over a wire frame.
To illustrate its shape the bonnet is shown untrimmed. Flowers, plumes, ribbons and lace will be added to finish it.
Late 1860’s LOW BRIM BONNET – untrimmed $165.00; trims add $30
A Civil War favorite! Snug bonnet reveals much of the face; good choice for
PATTERN #9103 -
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF6 - $55.00
#B6D – DRAWN LOW BRIM BONNET
– untrimmed $175.00; trims add $30.00
Using the Low Brim shape, the covering is made by drawing silk fabric over canes, creating a texture..
1862-1864 HIGH BRIM BONNET – untrimmed $175; trims add $40.00
The Civil War SPOON bonnet has a figh brim and narrow sides. Often made of 2
PATTERN #9202 -
BONNET FOUNDATION #BBF8 - $55.00
DRAWN HIGH BRIM BONNET – untrimmed $190.00, trims add $40
Using the High Brim Bonnet shape, the covering is textured by drawing silk fabric over canes.
Late 1850’s to 1865 FLARED BRIM BONNET – untrimmed $165; trims add $35
A Civil War era style shown in period photos; an alternative to the Spoon
PATTERN #9705 -
BONNET FOUNDATION#BBF17 - $55.00
Late 1850’s to 1865 LOOSE CROWN BONNET – untrimmed $170.00; trims add $35
This bonnet’s foundation is made of wire, making it cool and light in weight
Late 1850’s to 1865 MARIE STEWART BONNET
– untrimmed $165.00; trims add $35.00
A roomy bonnet whose heart-shaped brim style is rooted in the romantic past.
1860’s DRAWN BONNET – untrimmed $210.00; trims add $35.00
Size and shape indicate 1864-65 date. Double frills and double rows of cane
cover this bonnet; adapted from an original.
PATTERN #0401 - $16.00 Pattern is recommended for experienced seamstresses.
BONNET FOUNDATION#BBF22 - $55.00
1865 FANCHON BONNET – untrimmed $130.00; trims add $35
After the collapse of Spoon bonnet brims, this transitional style was fashionable for several years. Bonnet ties under the chin. Available in silk over buckram or natural straw.
1870’S AND 1880’S BEBÉ BONNET – untrimmed $115.00; trims add $30.00
This tiny bonnet perches at the back of the head. It's brim frames the face and ribbons tie under the chin.
Available in silk over a buckram foundation.
PATTERN #0701 - $16.00 Pattern is recommended for experienced seamstresses.
BUCKRAM FOUNDATION#BBF10 - $45.00
PRACTICAL BONNETS & HOODS
WADDED BONNET - $125.00
An early style which combines the techniques of cording and quilting. Space between the cords is filled with wool wadding. Finished bonnet is made of silk or light weight wool lined with cotton. Call for available colors.
PATTERN #2010 - $18.00
MID-CENTURY LADY’S SOFT BONNET - $115.00
Worn for outdoor activities from 1840’s into the 1870’s. Silk bonnet is
filled with wool and quilted. Brim lining may be a contrasting color
which shows when brim is folded back.
PATTERN #9704 - $16.00
1800 INTO 1870’S SLAT BONNET -
An every day or sun bonnet which adjusts at neck and folds flat when not in
use. 100% cotton in small plaids and prints: blue, green, brown, black, red.
Figured fabric is used unless “plain” is marked on order form.
PATTERN #9302 - $18.00
1800’s MODIFIED SLAT BONNET - $58.00
Another every day bonnet, adapted form an original in Lancaster County. Pa.
Its brim and curtain are shorter than the traditional Slat.
Colors and fabrics are same as for #B13.
1800’s CORDED SUN BONNET - $65.00
Alternate style of sun bonnet whose brim is stiffened with rows of cotton
cording. 100% cotton woven in colorful plaids and checks, bonnet is cut on
PATTERN # 0501 - $18.00 (Pattern
is sized for adult and child)
mid 1700’s to 1830’s WOOLEN HOOD - Adapted from an original dated c. 1830; constructed in the same manner as cloak hoods from the 1700's. Hood is lined and bound with silk, ribbon
adjusts hood size. Colors: dark blue, brown, green in plain or plaid
MID 1700'S TO 1830'S WOOLEN HOOD #HD1 - $65.00
KNITTED TWILIGHT HOOD - Knit hood with contrasting crochet trim and tassels. Pattern Rewritten from 1864 instructions. One size adjusts to fit.
HOOD #HD3 - $85.00
PATTERN #9303 - $10.00
QUILTED (OPERA) HOOD -
Brightly colored silk hoods were popular for evening wear and traveling. This quilted hood is filled with wool batting and adjusts with a draw string at the neck. Pattern contains color contrast on curtain and face trim. Optional braiding patterns are included.
HOOD #HD4 - $175.00
PATTERN #9201 - $16.00
RED RIDING HOOD - Named for the popular folk tale, this wool
hood is easily made. The size is adjusted by loosening or tightening
the inside ribbon ties. Hoods were worn throughout the 19th
century. This pattern, originally published in Peterson's Magazine in
1862, has been adapted for both adult and children's sizes.
#0001 - $18.00