Amuletic brooch, small oval piece of fossil coral

Made:
1848

Amuletic brooch, small oval piece of fossil coral polished and set into brooch, mount, decorated with velvet and braid, protects against small pox, Lovett collection, from South London, 1848

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665889
Materials:
braid, stone, velvet
type:
brooch
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • pin - jewelry

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