R/1/133 – Drawing of a knife and 2 sprinkler
- Collection Number:
- Object name:
- Drawing of a knife and 2 sprinkler
- Object type:
- Book titles referenced:
- Modern Witchcraft / Black Magic and Witchcraft
- Book authors referenced:
- Patricia Crowther
- People referenced:
- Mrs. Eleanor Bone
The knife is 29,3 cm. long, and made up of the handle ‘b’, the blade ‘a’ and a tassel ‘c’ though the blade. A sprinkle made of a bunch of herbs ‘e’ tied together by rope or weeds ‘d’. A modern sprinkler ‘h’ with a handle ‘g’. Notes: Mrs. Eleanor Bone High Priestess, zie Aant. [see notes] 56, folio 361t: The High P. consecrates the salt and water with her athame, The black-handled knife which each witch should possess and should carry with her everywhere, &c. Zie [see] Black Magic and Witchcraft, III, p. 327. S.
The High P. using a bunch of herbs as a sprinkler, sprinkles the mixture of salt and water on the witches, to purify them. Zie dia [see slide] no. 6339/1950. S.
Beneden [below]: Sprinkler, [Modern Witchcraft, Patricia Crowther}, 1956, folio 282. H.