Lilacs in Bloom

DSC_0932DSC_0933A profusion of millinery blossoms give the impression of lilacs in bloom. This treasure was made by Toronto milliner Philip Warde.

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Matchy Matchy

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DSC_0374A child’s bonnet and drawstring purse set fashioned from straw and rayon satin. Tiny velvet flowers punctuate the ribbon bows that mark the corners of the bonnet. This set may be from the 1930s when matched sets were highly fashionable.