Mourning dress in two pieces, black silk faille embroidered in black with decorative lacing c. 1877

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Two ladies in deep mourning. Every item they wore would be black & there would be no jewellery except for a wedding ring. ~M x

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This Victorian-era ensemble (estimated from 1870 to 1872) features the black hue, modest silhouette, and shrouding veil typical of mourning attire at the time

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