Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Object Number 14


Object Name: Worry Dolls or Sorgenbeutel
Accessioned: 2004 (?)
Donor: gift
Notes:gift from a friend.

Comments: I suppose these items don't a very complicated story, but they are very beautiful. A friend of mine was studying German and spent a year abroad in Germany. She now lives there, I suppose good beer in that quantity is hard to pass up. I think she bought these in the Nuremberg Christmas market along with a Christmas lantern. So like my Mammoth worry dolls, you tell these three your worries, place them under your pillow and the next day you will feel better! Obviously my friends think I worry too much, maybe I should distract myself further by making my own.

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