"So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality"

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Henna Dress

1904

Baghdad, Iraq

Israel Museum

Wedding Dress

Early 20th Century

Edirne, Turkey

Israel Museum

Dress

Charles Fredrick Worth, 1888

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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St. Jacob’s Oil

Ad from Sacramento daily record-union., December 17, 1881, bottle from ABCR AuctionsMore information on the patent medicine here

Eynsford, England (by Adam Swaine)

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fyodorpavlov:

Both of these witches are available as prints in my Society6 shop. And they are both still available as cute Halloween cards, too!

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Day dress

1891-1900

Source

State Bed

c.1689

British 

In the style of Daniel Marot, this bed was made for Thomas, Baron Coningsby (1656–1729), for Hampton Court, Herefordshire, where it remained until 1925. The curtains, counterpane, headcloth, and some of the trims are modern copies of the originals. (MET)

MET

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