Angel, touchpiece used in healing ceremony

Made:
1582-1603
maker:
Unknown

Gold angel, used as a touchpiece in the ceremony of healing by touch, mint mark in form of an "A", English, issued by Elizabeth I, 1582-1603

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A125613
type:
touchpieces folk medicine (therapy) and angels, folk medicine (therapy) and touchpieces
credit:
Glendining