Discovering Corn Dollies
by M Lambeth (9780852632833)

Discovering Corn Dollies
 
M Lambeth
Release Date: 24 January 1998
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 48
Publisher: SHIRE
ISBN: 9780852632833
ISBN-10: 0852632835




Corn Dollies have played a significant part in rural folklore all over the world. This book explores some of the ancient myths behind the making of straw figures, such as the belief that making offerings to the gods would ensure a plentiful harvest. Key techniques of straw plaiting are explained and illustrated, and many of the traditional designs of the dolly, as well as some modern examples, are described.

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