Discovering Corn Dollies
By (author) Minnie Lambeth
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Discovering Corn Dollies by Minnie Lambeth
Book DescriptionCorn 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780852632833
(177mm x 113mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 24-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Minnie Lambeth
The late M. Lambeth was an expert on both the history and design of Corn Dollies.
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