Civil War Era Winter Hood - Hand Quilted by Anna Worden Bauersmith (D2)

Civil War Era Winter Hood - Hand Quilted by Anna Worden Bauersmith (D2)


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Silk, cotton batting, Cotton Sateen Ribbon

This lappet style winter hood is based on three lappet style winter hoods in my collection. This one 100% silk plaid on the outside with cream, deep purple, and green tones. On the inside is a 100% silk black taffeta. It is batted with cotton batting.

This style is nice for protecting the face from wind and precipitation due to the depth of the brim and length of the lappets. The brim can be turned back.

This hood is entirely hand quilted. The interior and exterior were quilted separately. As with the originals, the exterior of the hood is lightly quilted, just catching the silk to the batting. I used a combination of hand and machine sewing because my hands weren't quite strong enough for one interior seam.

About my straw millinery:
I use an assortment of real straw plaits including a whole straw plait, a fine Italian straw plait, and an English black straw plait. I block my hats and bonnets on original millinery blocks and hand carved blocks.

My straw bonnets are sewn by hand from the tip forward, with 100% cotton thread. Because they are few hand-sewn, there can be some asymmetry in each bonnet. Each bonnet is wired with 22 or 19 gauge millinery wire. The bonnet is then blocked and sized (or stiffened) with my own sizing.

I ship Priority Mail with insurance. Larger bonnets need to ship by parcel post as the boxes they safely fit in require a 'dimension charge' at the post office.

I try to keep my millinery affordable. Price changes reflect the cost of straw and other materials as they change, as well as fees.

Please know I have a feline millinery assistant in case you have allergies.

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Anna Worden Bauersmith

Anna Worden Bauersmith

Caledonia, New York

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