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Discovering Corn Dollies (Paperback)

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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
ISBN-10: 0852632835
Publisher: Shire Publications
Publication Date: October 21st, 2008
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Discovering