An old woman with a small child.

Old Woman and Girl

An old woman with a small child.

In Norse mythology, Baldur is killed by an arrow wrapped with mistletoe (Baldur's only weakness), which is shot by his blind brother Hodur. Hodur is tricked into doing so by Loki. When Baldur is sent to the Spirit World, Hela says she will give him back if everyone weeps for him. Loki dressed as an old woman refuses to weep so Baldur is lost to the Sprit World.

Loki as an Old Woman

In Norse mythology, Baldur is killed by an arrow wrapped with mistletoe (Baldur's only weakness), which…

Old woman in doorway spins flax

Old woman

Old woman in doorway spins flax

There was an old woman; Lived under a hill; And if she's not gone; She lives there still.

Old Woman

There was an old woman; Lived under a hill; And if she's not gone; She lives there still.

An old woman

Old Woman

An old woman

Portrait of an old woman with a ruffled bonnet.

Old Woman

Portrait of an old woman with a ruffled bonnet.