Carved shell hand holding 4 coral branches, with m

Made:
1830-1920

Carved shell hand holding 4 coral branches, with metal mount and bracelet, protects against evil eye, De Mortillet collection, from Naples, Italian, 1830-1920

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665898
Materials:
coral, metal, shell, turquoise
type:
amulet, folk medicine (protection) amulet, folk medicine (protection)
taxonomy:
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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