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Tatsuta-Hime, ----.
[to Whom the twenty-first day of July, day 202, is dedicated]

Geography/Culture: Japanese. She has a santuary at Tatsuta.
Linguistic Note: hime means 'Princess', close to the idea of Goddess.
Description: Shapeshifting Goddess of Autumn and winds; Weaver of the multicoloured tapestries of autumn; She Who blows Her own beauties to shreds; She Who listens to prayers for good harvests; Matron of sailors and fishermen.
To Whom Sacred: weaving; loom; amulets worn for protection against storms.
Male Associates: consort, Tatsuta-Hiko, ----.

Source: Monaghan BGH 283; New Larousse EM 416.
worked on: July 1990; July 1991; May, June 1995.
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