Bronze depilatory tweezers, pear shaped tongs, mad

Made:
1700-1900 in South America
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Bronze depilatory tweezers, pear shaped tongs, made by Nazca Indians, South America, 1700-1900

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A133509
type:
depilatory tweezers
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Puttick and Simpson Limited