The Polish Madonna (Mary's Wash Day)..."This charming picture depicts Our Lady hanging laundry while the infant Jesus sits nearby. Polish legend has it that the bright warmth of the sun must shine upon the earth on Saturday, if only for a brief moment, in remembrance of Christ's infancy when on that day Mary would wash immaculately clean his swaddling clothes so that Sunday might find delight in witnessing the baby God in pure and fresh-scented dress."

The Polish Madonna (Mary's Wash Day)..."This charming picture depicts Our Lady hanging laundry while the infant Jesus sits nearby. Polish legend has it that the bright warmth of the sun must shine upon the earth on Saturday, if only for a brief moment, in remembrance of Christ's infancy when on that day Mary would wash immaculately clean his swaddling clothes so that Sunday might find delight in witnessing the baby God in pure and fresh-scented dress."

I think it's kind of strange that Mary and Jesus are mostly portrayed as white. Actually, based on their geographical location, they would most likely have been extremely dark.

I think it's kind of strange that Mary and Jesus are mostly portrayed as white. Actually, based on their geographical location, they would most likely have been extremely dark.

9. The four Mary’s and the narrator are all identities that Woolf has created to represent the women of society and the expectations and limitations that are imposed on them. All women have potential but it is up to them to fight back against the oppressing society they live in.

9. The four Mary’s and the narrator are all identities that Woolf has created to represent the women of society and the expectations and limitations that are imposed on them. All women have potential but it is up to them to fight back against the oppressing society they live in.

Religious folk art icon  Mary and Jesus child by EvitaWorks

Religious folk art icon, Virgin Mary Jesus child, Mother child, Christian art, beauty painting, mother son, feminine decor print 8x12+

Religious folk art icon Mary and Jesus child painting Virgin Mary art Mothers love Christian Motherhood print, SE Print, 6x10.5, 9x15.5

Madonna child, Virgin Mary Jesus painting, mother child, christian folk art, motherhood, beauty painting, feminine decor print 7x12+

Religious folk art icon Mary and Jesus child painting Virgin Mary art Mothers love Christian Motherhood print, SE Print, 6x10.5, 9x15.5

i really like how they translated the lines of the dancers body into such a simple but beautiful drawing

i really like how they translated the lines of the dancers body into such a simple but beautiful drawing

Vintage Spanish Blessed Mother Mary and Jesus Christ Medal Pendant Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Jewelry Religious Gift by SacredBarcelona on Etsy

Vintage Spanish Blessed Mother Mary and Jesus Christ Medal Pendant Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Jewelry Religious Gift

Vintage Spanish Blessed Mother Mary and Jesus Christ Medal Pendant Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Jewelry Religious Gift by SacredBarcelona on Etsy

Cork stamped sheep for shepherds to watch over. :) Love, Laughter and Learning in Prep: Cheap & Cheerful Christmas Crafts!

Cork stamped sheep for shepherds to watch over. :) Love, Laughter and Learning in Prep: Cheap & Cheerful Christmas Crafts!

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