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Tan glazed straw bonnet decorated with white horsehair, having ruffled bavolet, straw bows and delicate red-stemmed blue flowers, underside of brim trimmed in black and cream lace with pink cloth flowers, silk lining and ties, includes custom mount. 9 x 10 x 5 1/2. Very good condition for a bonnet from this period. Trim losses, wear to edge binding, missing ties. The decoration is not included.
Provenance: Helen Larson Collection. Helen Larson was a collector based in Whittier, California. She owned a successful film costume rental business and amassed a world-renowned private collection of historic fashion. She was a brilliant connoisseur and historian.