The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
ON CHRISTMAS EVE, THE FATHER OF THE HOUSEHOLD PLACES A SCYTHE
UNDER THE TABLE AND COVERS IT WITH HAY. (THIS IS A SYMBOL OF HIS
WORK DURING THAT YEAR).
INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM PARENTS IN UKRAINE.
Data entry tech comment:
Informant and collector share same surname.
Keyword(s): MATERIAL CULTURE
|Subject headings:||CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve Christmas|
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Straw
Date learned: 11-19-1967