Quantity of snail shells, once strung with red woo

Made:
1881-1920

Quantity of snail shells, once strung with red wool, amuletic necklace to protect against teething troubles, Lovett collection, from Jersey, Channel Islands, 1881-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665418
Materials:
shells, snail, wool
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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