Horn amulet, bound with cane at mouth with a mirro

Made:
1890-1930

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Horn amulet, bound with cane at mouth with a mirror set in resinous substance, horn suspended on sling, contains dried fern, Congo, 1890-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A119371
Materials:
antelope horn, ? material, cane, cotton, glass and resin, ? material
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Glendining