Victorian Fashion: Straw Hats for Spring 1 (La Mode Illustreé, March 21, 1886)



Victorian ladies modelling the latest straw hats for spring of 1886. The first one is an English-style design with ribbons and a grand ostrich feather while the second is an Italian-inspired concoction bedecked with flowers. Both hats were provided by Mme. Colombin's establishment, situated at 41 rue de La Tour-d'Auvergne. Originally published in the March 21, 1886 issue of La Mode Illustrée.

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