Ladies' Net - An exchange says that those shiftless looking aids to slovenliness - nets for ladies hair - which have been work hanging down on the neck, have been dispensed with altogether by real ladies of fashion in the East.
Madison Weekly Argus, Dec. 24, 1861

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Links to some wonderful milliners and suppliers:
La Bonneterie
Victoria Louise, Mercers  
(we are offered a 10% discount if group orders are submitted)
(everything for corset and hoop making, tailoring supplies)
Judith M. (better hat making supplies)
TP & H Trading Co.          (Hatmaker-Military and Civilian- recommended by
121 Carriage Dr.                             Bill Brewster of the Veterans Museum)
Birdsboro, PA  19508
(Tim Bender, (610) 582-0327)
Costumes of the 19th Century
History of the Century