Coiled length of eel skin, worn round finger to wa

Made:
1880-1930

Coiled length of eel skin, worn round finger to ward off cramp, from Surrey or Sussex, English, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665583
type:
eel skin, folk medicine (therapy) and eel skin, folk medicine (therapy) and therapeutic amulets
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
  • fish remains
  • fish-skin
credit:
Lovett, E.