Due to strict mourning rituals in the century, when a woman was in mourning she couldn’t wear anything flashy, even shiny pins keeping her clothing together. These mourning pins resemble thin black nails.
Because of strict mourning rituals, when a woman was in mourning, she couldn’t wear or display anything bright or flashy — even shiny pins keeping her clothing together. So women would use these mourning pins to button their clothes.
CAPTURE YOUR GRIEF DAY 2: RISE + SHINE MOURNING RITUAL Today’s challenge was to create a new mourning ritual of grounding yourself. So instead of jumping out of bed like a crazy, checking my phone, or...
This is one of the Charles Van Schaick photographs that was used in the book "Wisconsin Death Trip." It's a portrait of deceased twin infants in coffins: Robert and Janet Fitzpatrick were born on July and died April