Need a black silk 18th century bonnet for Under the Redcoat or other 18th century events this summer? Bonnets are great for shading your face! And they are an awesome, underrepresented headwear choice for the 18th century. They were super common in the period, especially with lower and middle sorts (although very fashionable bonnets abound as well!).
I am making myself a black silk bonnet, and would be
happy to make one for you to use up my materials and make the cost a bit
Hand sewn black silk taffeta bonnet with pasteboard brim for $80. Untrimmed for you to decorate as you like!
Here is the mock-up for the bonnets. Actual bonnet will be black. :)