Silver touchpiece, given at the ceremony of healin

Made:
1719-1766 in Italy

Silver touchpiece, given at the ceremony of healing by touch, inscribed IA CIII, issued by James III, the Old Pretender, probably made by Ottone Hameroni, Italy, 1719-1766

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A40463
type:
touchpieces folk medicine (therapy), folk medicine (therapy), touchpieces
credit:
Wilson
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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