Sinister Urge, Ars Moriendi


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    Ars Moriendi, (the art of dying) was a popular Latin phrase in the Middle Ages relating to dying "a good death". Much later, in the nineteenth century, once photography was discovered, folks would dabble in novel, strange, and morose ideas. The hidden mother fad of a mother wearing a curtain over herself, fully concealing her as she held her child for the camera to capture, the headless phase of Victorian 'Tom Fools' poking their heads strategically through tables, and curtains while a friend would conceal their own head while presenting their bodies, creating the illusion of a decapitated body.

    And, of course, the popular macabre art of the 'Memento Mori'. photography. The grim craze of the bereaved having the newly dead photographed for that last eerie keepsake. In many cases, the postmortem pictures were the only photos ever taken of those departed.

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    The specially spun fibers provide a smooth surface for premium printing vividity and sharpness. No side seams mean there are no itchy interruptions under the arms. The shoulders have tape for improved durability.
    .: 100% cotton (fiber content may vary for different colors)
    .: Medium fabric (5.3 oz/yd² (180 g/m²))
    .: Classic fit
    .: Tear-away label
    .: Runs true to size