Amulet made from strands of cowrie shell threaded

Made:
1851-1900

Amulet made from strands of cowrie shell threaded on leather with pendant beans, associated probably with Eshu or Elegbara, West African, 2nd half of 19th century

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A151494
Materials:
beans, cowrie, leather
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Glendining

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