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Charm entitled 'Sgucha Feithe', 9 September 1909

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/91

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Sgucha Feithe' [Charm for Bursting Vein] collected from Alexander MacKenzie, Allt Griosan at Melvaig [Allt Grìsean/Aultgrishan and Mealabhaig, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. A note adds that there are three knots on the thread and each one is placed to the lips and that 'tolm' is the name for the thread put on the sgucha feithe. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 9 September 1909

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 22v, line 1 to folio 22v, line 18

Bibliography

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. VI (Edinburgh, 1971), p. 138

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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