Motanka doll talisman "In good health"
Folk doll is one of the most ancient handmade household item used in Ukrainian culture.
Materials: cotton cloth, threads
Decorated with beads
Size: 13-14 cm
Technique: folding and twisting the fabric without stitching
Manufacturing: 1-2 days
Motanka doll talisman is made of only cotton clothes. Such type of Ukrainian handmade dolls were believed to be a special helper in the fight against illness. The doll was used as a kind of treatement with prayers. Ancient Slavs used to believe that cotton helped people to leave their bed thanks to its curative properties. That’s why this Ukrainian doll is called “In good health”.