Grace, Grace, Dressed in Lace

DESCRIPTION: Skipping/counting game. "Grace, grace, dressed in lace, Went upstairs to powder her face. How many boxes did she use? One, two three...." (Or "five, ten, twenty....")
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren)
KEYWORDS: clothes playparty
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Sutton-Smith-NZ-GamesOfNewZealandChilden/FolkgamesOfChildren, p. 109, "(Grace, Grace, dressed in lace)" (1 text)
NorthCarolinaFolkloreJournal, (Joan McCaskill, collector), "Rope-Skipping Games", Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jun 1948), p. 10, "(Grace, Grace, dressed in lace)" (1 text)

Roud #19323
File: SuSm109B

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