3633 – Worry dolls belonging to Julia Pearce

Physical description:
A striped fabric bag containing five tiny worry dolls - a traditional Guatemalan charm.
Museum classification:
Modern Witchcraft
Size:
80 x 65 x 20
Information:

Part of a collection of objects that belonged to Julia Pearce.

Worry dolls are a form of traditional Guatemalan magic - you tell the dolls your worries and put them under your pillow, and they help you to deal with them.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Fabric, wood