Antimony bottle made of animal skin, used by Arabs

Made:
1890-1920

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Antimony bottle made of animal skin, used by Arabs of North Africa, 1890-1920; 'A' card records that there was originally also ivory rod for application

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A119197
Materials:
hide, skin, tissue
type:
kohl container
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
credit:
Glendining

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