Artstor Introductory Tutorial
Worchester Corset Company, 1893 / House of Worth, Evening Dress, 1895 / John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Madame X, 1883 (Images accessed via the Metropolitan Museum of Art)
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
This exhibition explores the aesthetic development of mourning fashions of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Women in Black: Fashioning Mourning in the Nineteenth Century
Watch this "Friday Focus" lecture on Mourning Attire.
The following websites will help you with your research:
Search the Costume Institute's collection of more than thirty-five thousand costumes and accessories represents five continents and seven centuries of fashionable dress, regional costumes, and accessories for men, women, and children, from the fifteenth century to the present.
Simpson Library: 1111 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94107 (415.703.9574)