Posted by Marie Bernadette on January 16, 1998 at 15:18:03:
In response to For Jessamyn:A very popular style of hat., written by Mary Collette on January 16, 1998 at 12:32:26
]This style is referred to as a Gypsy
] /Gipsy or hat in the Gypsy/Gipsy style.You may not know this
] but for twenty years(1800-1820)it was the most popular style
That is actually a very helpful bit of information to me, Mary Colette, because I just bought a bunch of straw hats with the intention of making them into the style of that time to sell at various heritage day festivals and rendezvous. The 'Gypsy' hats look a lot easier to make then pokes. I will check Jessamyn's page.
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