Amulet in the shape of a turtle, United States, 1871-1900

Made:
1871-1900 in Great Plains, United States and North America
maker:
Sioux people

Beaded leather amulet, containing umbilical cord, in form of turtle(?), Plains Indian, North American, late 19th century

Beaded leather amulet, containing umbilical cord, possibly in form of turtle, Plains Indian, North American, late 19th century

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A121191
Materials:
leather, trim, glass and trim, metal
type:
human remains
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust

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