This beautifully hand-crafted Christening Hat is designed for baby to wear home from the hospital, or on Christening Day and then disassembled to be used as a special handkerchief on his or her wedding day. The bride can carry the hankie as "something old" or the groom can present his bride with a lovely "something borrowed"! Makes a wonderful sentimental gift for expectant or new parents. You can use this item as is or bonnet can be monogrammed.
This style Bonnet is hand made from a traditional lace handkerchief, with ribbon joined to the bonnet by a lovely floret (see inset picture). Designed to be, with a few clips, a handkerchief for baby's wedding day once she (or he) is all grown up.
Comes gift boxed with a card containing the following poem written in script:
I am a little bonnet as cute as cute can be. Would you ever guess a hanky I used to be? I can be worn home from the hospital, Then again on Christening Day. You can then neatly fold me and keep me for the Wedding Day. Every bride must wear something old - so you can clip a stitch or two and a wedding hanky will unfold. If by chance it is a boy. on the day he is wed, I can be presented to his bride won't she be proud to use - the bonnet he wore upon his head.