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Day dress, ca. 1910. Black silk (cross between jersey and crepe), slightly elevated waistline. Tunic-style bodice with black embroidered net lace  above bust and on lower sleeves. Wide cummerbund at waist that narrows & hooks in back. Two-layer skirt, with underlayer being Princess-cut with 2 deep flounces under it at bottom of lining. Ruby Lane Vintage

Day dress, ca. 1910. Black silk (cross between jersey and crepe), slightly elevated waistline. Tunic-style bodice with black embroidered net lace above bust and on lower sleeves. Wide cummerbund at waist that narrows & hooks in back. Two-layer skirt, with underlayer being Princess-cut with 2 deep flounces under it at bottom of lining. Ruby Lane Vintage

Victorian Mourning Gown  Front View 1880's original mourning gown. Gown images courtesy of time-travelers antiques on ebay.   "A most becoming original circa 1880 lady's black silk taffeta 2 piece bustled and trained mourning dress that is a very good example of a woman not sacrificing style at the time of mourning.

Victorian Mourning Gown Front View 1880's original mourning gown. Gown images courtesy of time-travelers antiques on ebay. "A most becoming original circa 1880 lady's black silk taffeta 2 piece bustled and trained mourning dress that is a very good example of a woman not sacrificing style at the time of mourning.

Walking suit, 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Indianapolis Museum of Art

Walking suit, 1870s. Two-piece visiting dress in 2 shades of gray silk faille. Indianapolis Museum of Art

~Evening dress, American, ca. 1900 or 1908~ This is a half-mourning gown. Rules of bereavement dictated 2 stages: deep or full mourning and half-mourning. Deep mourning clothes were of dull black crepe, and a widow's social engagements were very restricted. After a year, she entered half-mourning, and after a year of this, widows could wear colors but many followed Queen Victoria's lead and wore black for the rest of their lives. Smith College Historic Clothing

~Evening dress, American, ca. 1900 or 1908~ This is a half-mourning gown. Rules of bereavement dictated 2 stages: deep or full mourning and half-mourning. Deep mourning clothes were of dull black crepe, and a widow's social engagements were very restricted. After a year, she entered half-mourning, and after a year of this, widows could wear colors but many followed Queen Victoria's lead and wore black for the rest of their lives. Smith College Historic Clothing

Victorian book locket in 14 karat engraved gold.

Beautiful Vintage and Antique Book Lockets

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