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Antique French Rare Early Wire Framed Straw Provincial Bonnet for fashion doll A Deux Bonjours, c.1860

Very unusual, rare and beautiful original french fashion Wire Framed Bonnet Known as A Deux Bonjours. The tightly-woven straw bonnet has a wide brim that is upturned at both the front and the back (hence, the name, meaning two hello's). It has wide brim arranged in unique manner - turned sharply down at the sides, turned upward in front and back in the manner of a saddle. Aqua silk bands the edges, black velvet decorative bands and ribbons are ornamented with gold looped straw braid.

Condition: Good condition to age, but the silk fabric and straw trim a little bit =fragile (please look photos).
2 1/2" (7 cm) inside head width. 6" (15 cm) overall length.
For doll head circumference about 9-10" (23-25 cm)

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