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The new book “Bitten by Witch Fever” by Lucinda Hawksley highlights hundreds of wallpaper patterns from the UK in the 19th century, a time when some of the pigments in those papers were made from Yes, the poison. Plus: it’s Global Money Week, we shout out to Crescent Shay, a designer on YouTube who just made a dress out of money.

Death by Wallpaper: The Alluring Arsenic Colors that Poisoned the Victorian Age (Hyperallergic)

Check out this chain mail dress made from over 2500 pennies (Boing Boing)

Image via Smithsonian OpenAccess