Amuletic armband, 5 amulet cases suspended from ba

Made:
1880-1920

Amuletic armband, 5 amulet cases suspended from band covered in red silk, one containing Arabic writing, Sudan, Africa, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A160532
Materials:
cotton, hide, horn, leather, silk, tin, ? tin
type:
armlet
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • component - object
credit:
Sothebys
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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