U.S. Civil War Period Hat

This pattern works for the time period late 1850's thru 1860's. It includes instructions for making it as a fabric covered hat or making it up with"straw braid".


One of the straw covered versions, of natural straw with the same width brim in the front and back.

Another straw covered versions, of paper "straw" with the deeper width brim in the back.Shown with a black lace Demi-vail

Fashion plates with fabric covered and straw versions of similar hats.

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Last Revision: 7 Aug 2007

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