3226 – Barm Brack: Oiche Shamhna

Physical description:
A small fabric bag with tea, charms and an instruction sheet in it.
Museum classification:
Halloween exhibition
Size:
10cm x 8cm inside the bag
Information:

Barm Brack recipe and charms. A traditional Halloween/Samhain cake recipe with accompanying charms and explanations. A ring: to be married within a year. A pea: won't be married. A stick: an unhappy marriage. A coin: for wealth. A rag: for poverty. A thimble: for spinsterhood. A button: for bachelorhood.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Fabric, paper, metal, other
Copyright ownership:
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