Exquisite linen Ayrshire whitework baby bonnet completely hand stitched with decorative Ayrshire diamond four dots applied to the fine linen. There are five rows of fine tapes to gather it to fit around the front and one at the back. The roundel at the back is beautifully hand-embroidered with an elegant leafy motif and scalloped edge. It would be perfect to match with an antique Christening gown, and is suitable for a collection.

Condition is very good. There are a few tiny holes in the linen and a finely worked darned area.

Mid 19th century.

Pale ivory in colour with some foxing type age spots.

Measures approx. 37cm (14.5") from side to side over head and 21.5cm (8.5") from side to side around back of neck.

Price - £75.00

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Ayrshire Whitework Lace Bonnet    #Ayr13