If you’re stocking up on rabbits’ feet and turning the other direction when you see a black cat today, you’re not alone. The reasons Friday the 13th in particular became such an inauspicious day have been lost to history, but both Friday and the number 13 have also been considered unlucky on their own for centuries. Logically, when the two come together on the calendar the misfortune only grows.
This doll, Boy with Dog, is on view NOW! As seen here, the doll is a nodder, with its head carved separately; when its head moves, its tongue sticks out.
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