The Black Velvet Ribbon - Woman in Mourning Jewelry - Memorial Hair Brooch - C. L. Harper - Mt. Ayr, IA - Cabinet Photo, c. 1800s
(4 1/4 x 6 1/2 In) This is an original antique cabinet photograph from the 1800s. It shows a Victorian woman in Half Mourning, her gray dress trimmed in black velvet, a long black velvet ribbon tied choker style around her neck, a memorial brooch containing human hair clasped at her neckline and a memorial locket around her neck no doubt containing a portrait of her lost loved one. The portrait was taken by photographer C. L. Harper in Mt. Ayr, Iowa.
The photograph is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, minor stains.
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