Amuletic leglet

Made:
1870-1935 in South America

Amuletic leglet, woven fibre and seeds with seed, nut and human bone fringe, mounted on cardboard, Upper Amazon, South American, 1870-1935

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A670015
Materials:
bone, human skull fragments, cardboard, mount, fibre, nuts and seeds
type:
leglets
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust