British mourning dress

British mourning evening dress

c. 1861

Black moiré silk, black silk lace, jet

Collection: Lent by Roy Langford (C.I.L.37.1a,b).

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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