Mourning Dress and Hat - 1870s Black Silk Taffeta, USA
(Owned by Obscura Antiques & Oddities of New York City)

Mourning Dress, Gothic dark glamour at FIT. It sorta makes sense to wear something like this when you are mourning.

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

New Costume Institute exhibit to explore Victorian mourning fashions

Mourning Ensemble, Black silk crape, black mousseline The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum

Unidentified maker, American, 19th century, Mourning Dress, c. 1839, Cashmere and twilled cotton, dress

Unidentified maker, American, Mourning Dress, c. Cashmere and twilled cotton, dress

Silk Mourning dress with bustle and parasol, 1870

Mourning ensemble, ca 1870 US, the Metropolitan Museum of Art “ Black mourning dress reached its peak during the reign of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom in the second half of the century. Queen Victoria wore mourning from the.

Anna Wintour's next met exhibition, Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire.

Is Death Having a Fashion Moment?

Fantasy Grandma--not sure if we want to go the Black Widow route and do some mourning shroud with like an evil twist or.

Half-mouring dress 1873

The Art of Victorian Mourning : "Half-mourning dress ; New styles for dressing the hair", Peterson’s Magazine, March