Rare antique French Bebe straw bonnet from around 1880 with lovely all original condition and fine lace edged interior brim.
The bonnet cap is constructed of narrow overlapping bands of two color straw in ecru and blue with slightely concave top and wide band.
The cap are sewn to a matching brim of graduated width . The brim is edged with a wide band of ecru silk sateenwith twill backing and superb decorated by an extravagant bow of the same silk.
The interior brim is generously overlaid with pleated embroiderd lace .
All hand sewn and woven by a Doll factory in France circa 1880 .
Would fit very nice for your French Bebe or German doll , great for Jumeau size 8 or 9 Bebe !
Inside width of head around circa 9,5" ( 25 cm )
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