Tortoiseshell with fringe of twisted leather thong

Made:
1880-1910

Tortoiseshell with fringe of twisted leather thongs hanging from rim at back of carapace, amuletic, Central African, 1880-1910

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A30803
Materials:
leather, tortoise
type:
amulet, folk medicine (general)
taxonomy:
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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