British mourning dress originally warn by Queen Victoria

Evening Dress

Henriette Favre


Mauve silk tulle, sequins

Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Irene Lewisohn, 1937 (C.I. 37.44.1)

This dress appeared in “Death Becomes Her,” the 2014-155 exhbition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photograph © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, by Karin L. Willis.

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  • Review of “Death Becomes Her”