Ostrich egg bound with red and black leather strip
Ostrich egg bound with red and black leather strips, suppended from leather strap from which hangs a bead net, fringed with cowrie shells, protection against evil eye, Nigeria, 1890-1925
- Ethnography and Folk Medicine
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egg: 120 mm,
- eggs, ethnography (african), folk medicine (protection), zoology (parts of animals) eggs, ethnography (african), folk medicine (protection), ostriches, protective amulets, zoology (parts of animals)
- Loan: Wellcome Trust
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