An Exuberant Ivory Silk Bonnet with Au Bon Marche Gilt Stamp

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5 " inside head width. The wire-framed bonnet has 4" richly-gathered silk brim with fringed edging,fronting another pleated ruffle of exquisite embroidered tulle lace. A satin ribbon gown decorates the inside brim,and there are wide patterned satin streamers. At the bonnet back,there is a generous flounce of embroidered tulle lace that matches the brim ruffle. The bonnet is fully-lined and has gilt lettering "Au Bon Marche/Paris". Circa 1890.
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