Mourning Handkerchief
Mourning Handkerchief


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Women's Clothing ➔ Mourning Handkerchief

Identifier:
196169
Description:
In Victorian society, it was customary to follow a strict etiquette for mourning royalty, political leaders and of course for relatives. This mourning handkerchief, also known as a funeral handkerchief is an example of a key accessory that was required as part of the ritual. Early in history, mourning handkerchief's were white with black trim. The production of mourning clothing and accessories was a lucrative business and items like this were commonly purchased.
Date:
circa 1890
Dimensions:
14.5" h 14.5" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
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