Blue to Keep Out "Haints" (New Orleans)

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Blue to Keep Out "Haints" (New Orleans)

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Oil on panel | 6 x 6 inches | 2015

In the South, there's a belief that painting your porches or window sills a specific blue will keep out evil spirits, or "haints", who are tricked into thinking it's water and can't pass. 

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