Lace Bonnets

These may be the most beautiful Victorian caps I’ve ever beheld.

This one is entirely crocheted. The following is my favorite embroidered cap:

They, and several others, are for sale from the Irish Lace Museum, as a fundraising effort. If you have deep pockets, these run from around $200 to almost $400. I’d love to just be able to look one over closely to see how they are constructed and embroidered.

3 Responses to “Lace Bonnets”

  1. 1 Anna S September 23, 2007 at 10:43 am

    So pretty! I love looking at different types of headcoverings from different eras.

  2. 2 Dawn September 23, 2007 at 12:38 pm

    Oh how lovely!!! Made by hands with love obviously. 🙂

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