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Amazing 1840s mourning dress at the Met Museum of Art.
Mourning Dress, 1872-74, The Met.
West’s Mourning Hat, Met Museum, ca. 1888
Mourning Bonnet (American), MFA Boston, 1840-45
I was being filmed by a German TV crew for German public television here. They’re doing a documentary on the South and the Athenaeum is going to be featured in it!
With my lovely friend Anne! We all wore full or half mourning clothing this day.
The Pillow family plot! Makes me sleepy.. yaaaawn :3
American mourning dress, Met Museum, c. 1867
Mourning parasol, Met Museum, c. 1860s
Irish mourning jewellery, Victoria & Albert, 1860