LOT 417 THREE BONNETS with PRESSED VELVET DECORATION, 1880s.
One fine brown straw having tall brown velvet brim, dented crown with red, brown and green ribbons, black lace, pressed velvet leaves and cloth flowers, 9 x 9 x 4 1/2, (some wear). One wired frame having black netting, blue and mauve velvet ribbon, covered in pressed velvet and wired cloth leaves and white flowers, label "Marie Beaton & Cie., London", 7 x 7 x 4, (some losses to leaves). One purple wool and velvet with ribbon and pressed velvet pansies, metallic gold cord and sequins, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 4, (minor edge wear). Together with an openwork beaded green velvet bonnet with velvet bow and rosettes, 9 x 10 x 3, (some wear to underside velvet). Good-excellent. 660Read More