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Cartas Apasionadas: Letters of Frida Kahlo - Martha Zamora (1995)

Frida Kahlo in her own words.

“In all these years, I’ve always worked with the spontaneous impulse of my feeling. I’ve never followed any school or anybody’s influence; I have never expected anything from my work but the satisfaction I could get from it by the very fact of painting and saying what I couldn’t say otherwise.”


1940s spring loaded Crown zipper

This vintage zipper was made by Crown, and features two-way teeth, developed during WWII. It has brown zipper tapes, and a large spring loaded pin-lock pull. 12 more words


1930s belted burgundy men's bathing suit swim briefs

This vintage swimsuit was made in the late 1930s. It is made of burgundy wool with belt loops and side piping. It has a false fly seam, snapped coin/key pocket and built in supporter. 11 more words