Necklace, made from pieces of root chewed as an expectorant

Made:
1880-1900 in Tembuland

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Pieces of root which are chewed as an expectorant, made into necklace with beads strung on cotton thread, Kaffir tribe, Tembuland, South Africa, 1880-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A652453
Materials:
beads, glass, cotton and roots
type:
necklace folk medicine (therapy) and folk medicine (therapy) and necklace
credit:
Cassidy, C.G.