This is a "coiffe" English for bonnet.
The Coiffe has wonderful back ground and please consult the net to read all about it.
Only certain social classes were allowed to wear a coiffe and this stems right back to the middle ages. The coiffe started with Leather and gradually progressed to linen ,silk and cotton. each département had their own style.
This particular coiffe was made for the bride and it extraordinary intricately made.
These pieces have become rather rare and are often picked up for local museums to display them with the matching clothing of the time.
- FRANZÖSISCHES BONNET AUS DEM 18. JAHRHUNDERT (COIFFE)
- Geschätzter Zeitraum
- 18. Jahrhundert
- Guter Zustand - gebraucht, mit geringfügigen Altersspuren & Mängeln