Garden Party

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Here’s a show-stopping straw by Toronto’s Philip Warde. Judging by the high crown and wide straw brim, it appears to have been made in the late 1960s.

Green velvet ribbon is threaded in and around the loops of straw.

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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.