Amuletic bracelet of wicker to protect against disease

Made:
1890-1925 in Democratic Republic of Congo

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Amuletic bracelet of wicker, annular with bulge made by knot of the fibre, for protection against disease, Batetela, maker, central Congo, 1890-1925

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652426
Materials:
cane, fibre
type:
bracelet - jewelry
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery

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