Galla Rock Mercantile

Quilted Silk Winter Bonnet

From my private collection, comes this mid 19th century, quilted silk winter-bonnet. Exterior of bonnet is of light weight, tightly woven silk, comparable to 12mm silk habotai. Bonnet is padded with wool batting. The exterior silk is pieced on the crown, the skirt, and brim. Bonnet is fully hand sewn and hand quilted.

The Interior is of medium brown polished cotton and dark brown polished cotton on the skirt

The bottom of crown to skirt seam is corded and has twill tape for drawing the neck in

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