“When I grow up, I want to be a Funeral Mute….”


From our friends at {Retronaut}

“From about 1600 to 1914, funeral mutes were professional mourners. Symbolic protectors of the deceased, the mute would usually stand near the door of the home or church. [wikipedia]”





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  1. I love this! Love these pictures! Have you ever seen the movie Harold and Maude? It’s one of my faves. This post kind of reminds me of it for some reason.


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