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Historic Clothing Collection - Mourning Clothing
… dull blacks were proper, and when glossy silk, jet jewelry, touches of white, and half mourning (lavender) were acceptable.
Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 4 of 4
The dress also includes two large jet beaded medallions, holding a satin swag that is draped over the skirt's front.
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