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    Black crepe beaded bonnet, most likely worn in mourning. Possibly worn by Mary Brigham Robinson after the death of her husband Stuart Robinson in 1881.
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    Black silk dress, most likely worn during a phase of deep mourning.
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    Black and purple silk dress with jet detailing, most likely worn during a phase of half mourning.
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    Black silk bodice with crepe embellishments, most likely worn during a phase of deep mourning.
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    Black silk fan with carved guards, most likely part of a mourning ensemble.
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    Black net fingerless gloves with elastic wrist and tassels. Most likely part of a mourning ensemble.
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    Black and grey silk parasol, most likely part of a mourning ensemble. Belonged to Mrs. Zack Phelps (Amy Kaye) b. 1862, d. 1901
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    Black crepe detachable sleeves with netted lace cuffs. Most likely worn with a black crepe bodice as part of a mourning ensemble.
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    Black velvet bonnet, most likely worn as part of a mourning ensemble.
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    Black straw bonnet with black silk ties and purple crepe embellishment. Most likely worn as part of a mourning ensemble, belonged to member of the Greene family.
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    Gloves worn by Andrew J. Ballard who attended the funeral of Abraham Lincoln as part of a Kentucky Delegation sent by the governor to the funeral.
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    Mourning brooch containing hair of a member of the Miller-Bohannan-Bullitt family.
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    Mourning brooch with gold lettering "In memory of." Contains hair of members of Bohannan-Miller-Bullitt families
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    Mourning brooch containing the hair of the Miller-Bohannan-Bullitt families. Belonged to Emily Miller Bohannan after 1836; from Thomas Bohannan. Might be for one of the seven children she lost.
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    Pendant made to mourn Lewis Rogers (1870-1876) son of Dr. Coleman Rogers (1847-1916). Photograph on one side and lock of hair in the side. Lewis Rogers died at 7 years of age, after fighting scarlet fever for 4 days.
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    From the Spalding Colman estate. Possibly from Coleman, Tyler, Robinson, or Gwathmey family.
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    Cross pendant inscribed with the letter "L". From the Spalding Colman estate. Possibly from Coleman, Tyler, Robinson, or Gwathmey family.
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    Partial cross pendant inscribed with the letter "T". From the Spalding Colman estate. Possibly from Coleman, Tyler, Robinson, or Gwathmey family.
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    Locket made of jet or imitation jet that opens and has a tinted photograph of an unidentified young girl on side and a lock of hair on the other side.
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    Mourning Bracelet made of twisted gold wire, copper pearl, and hair of Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816). Less than 2" in diameter. Inscribed "ASB". Bracelets in memory of Alexander Scott Bullitt and his wife Pricilla Christian Bullitt, who settled 1200 acres known as Oxmoor, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
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