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Children’s 18th Century
Child 18th Century Black Silk Bonnet
Child sized Black silk taffeta bonnet with Black grosgrain ribbon trim at center front. Made from 100% Silk Taffeta, buckram covered brim. One size fits ages 4-9. Adjustable drawstring at back of bonnet, lays flat for storage.
$45. + S&H
Child 18th Century Stays
Children were put into stays from a very young age in the 18th century. These stays can be worn, but are most suitable for a display piece for living history museums, costume displays or other educational purposes.
They measure :15.5 Inches wide by 8 inches in Height. They will fit a waist, or mannequin of 13-16 inches waist.
Made from 100% wool in a deep burgundy color, edged with natural colored pigskin leather. Based on an original pair of child stays from the Colonial Williamsburg Collection. Fully Boned, lacing at back. All sewing is hand, except the boning channels.