Victorian Superstition: After a loved one has deceased, pray, cover all looking glasses in the house to prevent the spirit of the deceased from hiding there. Also, beware that the next reflection seen in the mirror shall be the next to die.
A Victorian mourning doll from a private collector. The doll was made using the deceased woman’s hair and possibly her clothing for the dress. The coverlet is also an antique. Via The Ornamental Being.