Strip of eel skin folded over several times, head

Made:
1880-1930

Strip of eel skin folded over several times, head cut off, worn to cure and ward off cramp, probably English, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A665596
type:
eel skin, folk medicine (therapy) and eel skin, folk medicine (therapy) and therapeutic amulets
taxonomy:
  • animal remains
  • fish remains
  • fish-skin