4 months ago I blogged about an American Civil War mourning costume I created for a project ( please find the original post here and here ). It is my pleasure (and utter happiness) to share the news with you that the same costume has been featured in a film!
Unfortunately the movie still has a working title but I can confirm that it was shot near Greenwich University and is set in the 1860s. It is so thrilling to be able to see what my costume look like from the other side of the camera lens. The trim was the perfect touch and frames the actress’ face in a very pleasing way.
To celebrate this momentous occasion I am going to share with you my top ten favorite mourning costumes as well as some interesting objects I found while working on the new exhibition, Mourning Memphis for The Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum.