#Flashlore 19

“Didst thou not fall out with a tailor for wearing his new doublet before Easter?
— Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (late 16thC)

It’s a very old superstition indeed, that you should wear brand new clothes on Easter Day, for good luck!

Painting of family in parlour, with lady wearing a green dress and pink shawl.

Image: Dyckmans, Josephus Laurentius (1854). The Lady of Fashion. Available HERE.

Further Reading: Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet. Available HERE.

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