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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.

About the Author

The late M. Lambeth was an expert on both the history and design of Corn Dollies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780852632833
Author:
Lambeth, M.
Publisher:
Shire Publications
Subject:
Dolls
Subject:
Arts, decorative and crafts
Subject:
Cornhusk craft
Subject:
Antiques-Dolls
Subject:
Crafts
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Shire Discovering
Series Volume:
199
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
6.91x4.43x.19 in. .14 lbs.

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Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Antiques » Dolls
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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