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Vicki Hill
Vicki Hill • 2 years ago

The term “Deliberately Concealed Garments” describes items of clothing that have been deliberately hidden or buried within the structure of a building. The evidence for this practice dates back to the Middle Ages. It's often attributed to keeping bad spirits away.

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