802 – 'Sex and magic' text pictures

Physical description:
Entitled 'Sex Magic' on reverse, 5 texts with ink (?) prints added on top.
Museum classification:
Richel Collection
Size:
170 x 620 mm
Information:
A visitor to the museum has suggested that these pictures are associated with fertility and crops, because of the link between the vulva shape and the sexual organ of the flower. Ladyseawytch, who recently visited the Museum, has suggested that these pictures may be fertility magic involving menstrual blood (with each picture being a spell for a different woman). She writes: 'Menstrual blood is one of the most potent materials that can be used in Sex Magic and rituals. It is common for menstrual blood to be used in fertility rites as well as binding spells and love spells. The purpose of using menstrual blood on texts and papers is to act as a 'taglock' or magical link to the person who requires the help/spell. 'Name papers' are used to collect bodily fluids which would include menstrual blood and used in a variety of ways. It is common in ritualised magic such as sex magic etc to make a petition to a specific god or goddess asking for their higher power and help in delivering the spell to its desired conclusion. Making petitions usually involves using items, icons etc that relate to that specific god. I have spells in books that require petitions to Saints and Gods from other traditions/religions and it's common to use pages from holy scriptures such as specific psalms, prayers, poems to attract the said God, Goddess or Saint's attention. In conclusion it is possible that the Vulva magic pieces you have are scriptures, prayers, ancient texts covered in menstrual blood and used as a petition and this is part of a sex magic spell/ritual, to aid the woman whose blood it is.'
Resource:
object
Materials:
paper/glass
Copyright ownership:
Copyright to The Museum of Witchcraft Ltd.
A visitor to the museum has suggested that these pictures are associated with fertility and crops, because of the link between the vulva shape and the sexual organ of the flower. Ladyseawytch, who recently visited the Museum, has suggested that these pictures may be fertility magic involving menstrual blood (with each picture being a spell for a different woman). She writes: 'Menstrual blood is one of the most potent materials that can be used in Sex Magic and rituals. It is common for menstrual blood to be used in fertility rites as well as binding spells and love spells. The purpose of using menstrual blood on texts and papers is to act as a 'taglock' or magical link to the person who requires the help/spell. 'Name papers' are used to collect bodily fluids which would include menstrual blood and used in a variety of ways. It is common in ritualised magic such as sex magic etc to make a petition to a specific god or goddess asking for their higher power and help in delivering the spell to its desired conclusion. Making petitions usually involves using items, icons etc that relate to that specific god. I have spells in books that require petitions to Saints and Gods from other traditions/religions and it's common to use pages from holy scriptures such as specific psalms, prayers, poems to attract the said God, Goddess or Saint's attention. In conclusion it is possible that the Vulva magic pieces you have are scriptures, prayers, ancient texts covered in menstrual blood and used as a petition and this is part of a sex magic spell/ritual, to aid the woman whose blood it is.'