"Female ivory anatomical figures of this type were popular in the 1600 and and were almost always shown as pregnant. The figure was possibly made to teach young couples about anatomy and pregnancy or it may have been a collector’s item.
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women with black lace veils drawn across their faces, their eyes closed. They stood silently, their bodies firm and unmoving like statues. A small chill ran down my spine and i shook my head, straightening myself with effort.