What Is a Bonnet?

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A bonnet is a headgear worn by women and children that are held in place by ribbons tied under the chin. Bonnets are made of cloth or straw although different materials can be used including wool. The history of bonnets dates back to the last decade of the 18th century when women in England used artificial fruits and flowers on hats.
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bon·net
[bon-it]
NOUN
1.
a hat, usually tying under the chin and often framing the face, formerly much worn by women but now worn mostly by children.
2.
Informal. any hat worn by women.
3.
Chiefly Scot. a man's or boy's cap.
4.
a bonnetlike headdress: an Indian war bonnet.
5.
any of various hoods, covers, or protective devices.
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A bonnet is a hat that ties under the chin. Bonnets are worn by females. They are popular among older woman and for small children. Bonnets are typically a light fabric, such as cotton.
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There are fast ways to make beautiful Easter bonnets using paper plates, paper cones, and for the real pros, a purchased straw hat. Trims and fake flowers make the bonnet really special
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Simple brimless head coverings were referred to as "house bonnets" in the 18th century; however, by the early to mid-19th century, bonnets had become an obligatory form
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noun:a covering for the head or the front part. In the Categories that the Q is in it is what you US folks call the Hood. The raiseable cover for the engine compartment of an automobile
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1 Obtain a pattern. These are available through most pattern companies. Ad 2 Alternative: A basic bonnet is only a large (gathered) oval with a crescent brim. Quite simple to devise
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