June 2010

1899-1902 Dressy Boater

A repeat of my bicycle boater, but with a silk bow. It's a little sturdier too. After unravelling the extra staw on the brim, I wound some of it back under, so there are two layers at the outter edge. Inspiration came from a March 1902 hat from The Delineator. An article on "Dealing with Ribbons and Bows" can be found on Lynn McMaster's page here.