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Evening Mourning Dress, plate 36, vol. 4, from Ackermann's Repository of Arts

Fashion plate depicting a seated woman wearing a mourning dress resting her right elbow on a table that has a large vase or urn on it.


Misses Aimee and Rosamond Lamb; Gift to the MFA, May 14, 1953

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Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb in memory of their mother Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

English, December, 1810

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Etching with hand-applied color on paper


Textiles and Fashion Arts