A statue of a Vestal virgin. If these virgins broke their vows of celibacy, they were starved in underground chambers as punishment. Rhea Silvia, mother to Romulus and Remus, claimed that the father of her children was the god Mars.
The Veiled Virgin is a Carrara marble statue carved in Rome by Italian sculptor Giovanni Strazza, depicting the bust of a veiled Blessed Virgin Mary. The exact date of the statue's completion is unknown.
Veiled Vestal Virgin was carved out of marble by Raffaelle Monti in This Hellenistic inspired bust may look familiar if youre into movies of the century brooding hunks with sideburns category. It was featured alongside Keira Knightley in Pride Prejudice.
Rock the Casa: Florence Welch’s London Home. Florence Welch devotes an entire floor of her London home to her ever-expanding clothing collection where racks heave with vintage velvet cloaks, ermine capelets, and spangled frocks