A Golden Dolly: The Art, Mystery and History of Corn Dollies by M. Lambeth


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Baker, 1969. First edition. Jacket worn around the edges, previous owner inscription on front-end paper. 

'Corn dollies have a traditional significance and place in our craft history, originally representing a ritual propitiation of the gods for fine weather, prosperity, fertility and the supply of seed for next years harvest. Its a theme that has a parallel in every European country.

'A Golden Dolly 'is a substantial text, which gives a full history of corn dollies and includes instructions as to how all traditional designs can be made, from the simplest to the most complex.'