Necklace, formed from 27 pieces of root threaded o

Made:
1850-1900 in Tembuland

Necklace, formed from 27 pieces of root threaded on knotted fibre, roots nibbled to alleviate a cough, from Tembuland, South Africa, 1850-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A666103
Materials:
fibre, roots
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
credit:
Kajanjana Leper Asylum
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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