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The history of 17th century plague doctor costumes

Read more fashion history at www.fashionwithrenee.com and follow on social @fashionwithrenee Bird beak masks were a part of the earliest iteration of a hazmat suit. They were designed in 1619 and worn by doctors in the 17th century to protect themselves while treating patients with the plague.These striking, eerie masks had round glass eye openings and fastened […]