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YARN MEN

IN DENMARK AT CHRISTMAS THE DINNER TABLE IS DECORATED WITH LITTLE
MEN MADE FROM RED YARN CALLED "NISSERMAN." THE FAMILY USUALLY MAKES
THESE FIGURES TOGETHER IN PREPARATION FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

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[Informant is] Danish.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): DOLLS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve Christmas
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Christmas Decorations

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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