This unusual plaited-straw helmet-shaped hat is very similar in both shape and ornament to contemporary steel military helmets. However, this highly decorative example was likely worn by a high-ranking official for festive peacetime occasions
Silk Embroidery Child's Bonnet w/ Flowers and fine silk embroidered floral bouquets tied with ribbons. There are ornate meandering leaves and flowers worked in metallic threads and tiny sequins with a wider metallic fringe border around the edge.
Woman's Dress with Embroidered Primroses. Made in England- Artist/maker unknown, English Ivory silk plain weave with multicolored silk embroidery in padded satin, buttonhole, and whipped running stitches and French knots Center Back Length: 58 inches cm)
Capelet, American, This youthful cape evokes the highly feminine fashions of the time. Although it is far more decorative than protective, its bows, fur trim and lace would flatter the wearer's face and enhance the beauty of her overall ensemble.