Bracelet of fine spiral copper wire with medicine

Made:
1890-1930 in Zambia

Bracelet of fine spiral copper wire with medicine man's "medicine" in form of knotted rags, lengths of beads etc, Barotse, Northern Rhodesia, 1890-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658238
Materials:
cloth, copper, glass, shell, string
type:
bracelet - jewelry
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
credit:
Christol, F.
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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