Blood & Honey Icon "Hands & Feet"
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Posted Friday, April 4, 2008, 07:27 PM
Rasema, a war widow who lost two sons is the model for this painting. The Baba Yaga Crone Inscription-"Hands & Feet" has Rasema as its figure. Erin captures the essence of the archetypal movement. The Slavs are known for their large hands and feet. The large hands are often a metaphor of the Mother Tree’s heavenly reaching branches with the feet rooting into the moist mother earth. One grandmother from Novi Travnik employs a saying: one hand with each of the five fingers having a different use to work in harmony and cooperation effortlessly.