Folded roll of eel skin strip, worn round finger t

Made:
1880-1930

Folded roll of eel skin strip, worn round finger to cure and ward off cramp, probably English, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665590
type:
eel skin, folk medicine (therapy), eel skin, folk medicine (therapy), therapeutic amulets
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
  • fish remains
  • fish-skin
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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