Amuletic necklace, twisted fibre decorated with co

Made:
1871-1920

Amuletic necklace, twisted fibre decorated with cowrie shells from which is suspended on animal horn with brass studs and coiled strips, Congolese, 1871-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652404
Materials:
brass, cowries, horn, animal
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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